Pertaining to or conveying sense or sensation; having the quality of sensation. S. Aphasia. S Aphasia. S. Nerves, those that convey sensations or impressions from the periphery to their proper centers, being afferent in function, in distinction from motor nerves, which are efferent. Also, the nerves of the special senses. S. Nerve- fiber, a centripetal nerve-fiber conveying sensory impulses. The fibers of this kind may be: General, conveying to the nerve-centers in the brain impulses of an indeterminate or general character; or Special, conveying to the nerve-centers in the brain impulses that cause visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile, or thermal sensations.
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