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Descriptor English: Sensation
Descriptor Spanish: Sensación
Descriptor Portuguese: Sensação
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012677
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
Related: Perception MeSH
Psychic Symptoms DeCS
DeCS ID: 13060
Unique ID: D012677
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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