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special senses

The senses of sight, touch, hearing, equilibrium, smell, and taste.
See also: sense
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Gaurav Nigam, Founder of Intelligentsia says, "We have been given some special senses and we hardly use the sense of smell to its optimum level.
Among the chapter topics are light and transmission electron microscopy, skeletal tissue: cartilage and bone, nervous tissue, digestive system: oral cavity and major salivary glands, male and female reproductive systems, and organs of special senses: visual and auditory systems.
* Oral and maxillofacial region is gifted with four out of five special senses, the complexity is added with additional job of phonation, mastication, respiration and esthetics.
The best sequence to study system in Physiology as suggested by the students is blood, nerve and muscle physiology, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, kidney, central nervous system, special senses, endocrine system, and reproduction.
All of the three directions of some special senses relied on a "good sense of situation and proportions." But good-sense, which also derives from common sense, has a special moral meaning.

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