Definition of sense organ in English:

sense organ

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noun

  • An organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system.
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    • 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.

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