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sensory

(less commonly), sensorial
1. of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
2. of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism that receive stimuli from the environment and convey them to the brain
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The dermatomal sensory innervation to the breast is provided by the third to fifth lateral cutaneous branches to the lateral breast region, the second to fifth anterior cutaneous nerves to the medial side and minor contribution from the intermediate group of supraclavicular nerve to the superior and lateral aspect of the breast (see Figure 9).
1986) A comparative light microscopic analysis of the sensory innervation of the mystacial pad.
It provides sensory innervation to the anal, perineal, and genital areas and motor supply to the pelvic floor muscles.
Some of the topics discussed in the papers include the effects of static magnetic fields on the sympathetic nervous system in animals and humans, the role of rho/rho-kinase in the brainstem in cardiovascular regulation via the sympathetic nervous system, sympathetic afferent and efferent effects on the lower back and radicular pain, development of neurotransmitter content in sympathetic ganglia, and the basic autonomic and sensory innervation pattern of human nasal mucosa.
Guard and companion setae contain some sensory innervation that remains virtually undefined (Laverack, 1964).
Anomalous superficial radial sensory innervation of the ulnar dorsum of the hand: a cause of "paradoxical" preservation of ulnar sensory function.
It has been postulated that the mylohyoid nerve might have a role in the sensory innervation of the chin and the lower incisor teeth while the role of the mylohyoid nerve in the mandibular posterior tooth sensation is still a controversial issue.
These structures receive sensory innervation from the nerves that supply the muscles working across the glenohumeral articulation.
The deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap can potentially reestablish sensory innervation in oral cavity reconstruction, and the thoracodorsal artery perforator (TDAP) flap can be combined with vascularized scapular bone to create a composite osteocutaneous flap.
Yahia L, Rhalmi S, Newman N and Isler M (1992): Sensory Innervation of Human Thoracolumbar Fascia: An Immunohistochemical Study.