Anatomical system that overlaps the nervous system and is responsible for receiving and processing sensory information. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_system ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
sensory systems [ TAO:0000282 ]

latin term
organa sensuum [ FMA:75259 FMA:TA ]

definition

Anatomical system that overlaps the nervous system and is responsible for receiving and processing sensory information.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/Gray722.png

external ontology notes

note the distinct between entire sensory system and individual system. this reconciles is_a and part_of distinctions between ssAOs

has exact synonym

sensory subsystem

sense organs

organa sensuum

sense organ subsystem

sensory systems

sense organs set

has related synonym

organa sensuum

sensory organ system

set of sense organs

homology notes

An early step in the evolution of neural crest, therefore, may have been the origin of a specific dorsal neural cell population contributing to sensory processing; this would predate the divergence of the amphioxus and vertebrate lineages.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001032