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

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

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

plural term
sensory systems [ TAO:0000282 ]

depicted by

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
set of sense organs
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]