Definition of sense organ in English:

sense organ

Translate sense organ into Spanish

noun

  • An organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by conveying impulses to the sensory nervous system.

    ‘Each sense organ has specialized receptor cells to detect the appropriate type of physical energy or stimulation.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The ear is the most important sense organ for modern toothed whales, say scientists, because these whales locate their prey using echolocation.’
    • ‘Sensory nerves carry messages from the sense organs (eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and skin) to the brain for processing.’

Pronunciation

sense organ

/sens ˈôrɡən/ /sɛns ˈɔrɡən/