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 systems
  • sense organ subsystem
  • sense organs set
  • sense organs
  • sensory subsystem
  • organa sensuum
has related synonym
  • set of sense organs
  • organa sensuum
  • sensory organ system
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