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perceptivity

 [per″sep-tiv´ĭ-te]
ability to receive sense impressions.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·cep·tiv·i·ty

(per'sep-tiv'i-tē),
The power of perception.
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per·cep·tiv·i·ty

(pĕr'sep-tiv'i-tē)
The power of perception.
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He contributed to the Transactions of the Linnean Society a paper on the 'Perceptivity of Plants' which was read on 4 December 1792.