An organ of the body that responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system.
More example sentences
- Each sense organ has specialized receptor cells to detect the appropriate type of physical energy or stimulation.
- In humans the sense organ that provides us with the taste sensation is the tongue, or more specifically the taste buds on the tongue.
- The eye is a sense organ and we make no effort to see when the eye functions normally.
Definition of sense organ in:
- The British & World English dictionary