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sentient

 [sen´she-ent]
able to feel; sensitive.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sen·tient

(sen'shĕnt, sen'shē-ent),
Capable of, or characterized by, sensation.
[L. sentiens, pres. p. of sentio, to feel, perceive]
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sentient

(sĕn′shənt, -shē-ənt, -tē-ənt)
adj.
Experiencing sensation or feeling.

sen′tient·ly adv.
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sen·tient

(sen'chē-ĕnt)
Capable of, or characterized by, sensation.
[L. sentiens, pres. p. of sentio, to feel, perceive]
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