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the conscious mental registration of a sensory stimulus. adj., adj percep´tive.
depth perception the ability to recognize depth or the relative distances to different objects in space.
disturbed sensory perception a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a change in the amount of patterning of incoming stimuli, accompanied by a diminished, exaggerated, distorted, or impaired response to such stimuli.
extrasensory perception (ESP) knowledge of, or response to, an external thought or objective event not achieved as the result of stimulation of the sense organs.
the visual ability to judge depth or distance.
The ability to perceive spatial relationships, especially distances between objects, in three dimensions.
the ability to judge depth or the relative distance of objects in space and to orient one's position in relation to them. Binocular vision is essential to this ability. Also called stereopsis.
depth per·cep·tion(depth pĕr-sep'shŭn)
The visual ability to judge depth or distance.