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noun, plural: senses, adjective

(1) (physiology) (Relating to) Perception of the environment through sensory organs, such as those for sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste, etc.

(2) (molecular biology, genetics) (Relating to) The coding strand of DNA (i.e. sense strand)


Word origin: Latin sensus, from sentire, sensum (to perceive, to feel)

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