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sense or·gans

[TA]
the organs of special sense, including the eye, ear, olfactory organ, taste organs, and the accessory structures associated with these organs.
Synonym(s): organa sensuum

sense or·gans

(sens ŏr'gănz) [TA]
The organs of special senses, including the eye, ear, olfactory organ, taste organs, and the accessory structures associated with these organs.
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In engaging with our sense organs, we can either tap in our innate goodness or fritter them away.
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Einstein remarked that already at the level of sensory experiences an image of reality becomes somehow distorted because of specificity of human sense organs [Einstein, 1936].
In the journal Angewandte Chemie, a research team has described a type of micromechanical sensor with a structure derived from the sense organs of moths.
The other conditions with an STD-to-LTD progression rate greater than 5 percent were disorders of the nervous system and sense organs, circulatory system problems, mental disorders, and problems with the muscles, skeleton or connective tissue.
The surfaces of all the valvulae were covered with sense organs. The knowledge of these structures helps understand their functions in host location, discrimination and oviposition behavior.
Moreover, the author argues that the objects of Morandi's inquiry--the brain, the sense organs and reproductive system--"signify a provocative sphere of expertise at distinct odds with contemporary notions about women's inferior nature and restricted intellectual and moral purview" (107).
body, constituted by what passes in and out via the sense organs.