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An organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system.
- ‘In humans the sense organ that provides us with the taste sensation is the tongue, or more specifically the taste buds on the tongue.’
- ‘The eye is a sense organ and we make no effort to see when the eye functions normally.’
- ‘Sensory nerves carry messages from the sense organs (eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and skin) to the brain for processing.’
- ‘Each sense organ has specialized receptor cells to detect the appropriate type of physical energy or stimulation.’
- ‘The ear is the most important sense organ for modern toothed whales, say scientists, because these whales locate their prey using echolocation.’
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