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In [[medicine]], '''Special senses''' is the term used to describe the [[sense]]s of [[Visual perception|vision]], [[hearing]], [[taste]], and [[smell]].
 
In [[medicine]], '''Special senses''' is the term used to describe the [[sense]]s of [[Visual perception|vision]], [[hearing]], [[taste]], and [[smell]].
   
 
[[Touch]] is specifically excluded as a special sense. Instead, the various aspects of touch (pain, heat, pressure) are all categorized as [[somatic senses]].
 
[[Touch]] is specifically excluded as a special sense. Instead, the various aspects of touch (pain, heat, pressure) are all categorized as [[somatic senses]].
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* [http://www.lrn.org/Content/Lessons/senses.html#development Development of special senses]
 
* [http://www.lrn.org/Content/Lessons/senses.html#development Development of special senses]
   
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In medicine, Special senses is the term used to describe the senses of vision, hearing, taste, and smell.

Touch is specifically excluded as a special sense. Instead, the various aspects of touch (pain, heat, pressure) are all categorized as somatic senses.

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