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Descriptor in English: Sensation
Descriptor in Spanish: Sensación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sensação
Descriptor in French: Sensation
Entry term(s): Function, Sensory
Functions, Sensory
Organoleptic
Sensations
Sensory Function
Sensory Functions
Tree number(s): F02.830.816
G11.561.790
HP6.051.547.395
Scope note: The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Annotation: SENSATION DISORDERS is available but burning, tingling or prickling sensations go under PARESTHESIA
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Perception MeSH
Psychic Symptoms DeCS
DeCS UI: 13060
Descriptor UI: D012677
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Sensation - Preferred
Concept UI M0019650
Scope note The process in which specialized SENSORY RECEPTOR CELLS transduce peripheral stimuli (physical or chemical) into NERVE IMPULSES which are then transmitted to the various sensory centers in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Preferred term Sensation
Entry term(s) Function, Sensory
Functions, Sensory
Organoleptic
Sensations
Sensory Function
Sensory Functions



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