sensory processing

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the subjecting of something to a series of operations or events to produce desired changes.
sensory processing the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, a performance component of occupational therapy.
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sen·so·ry pro·ces·sing

(sen'sŏr-ē pros'es-ing)
Interpreting and organizing varied stimuli, including those acquired by the tactile, proprioceptive, visual, vestibular, auditory, gustatory, and olfactory senses.
See also: sensory integration, sensory awareness
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