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n. 1. a form of sensation, such as smell, hearing, tasting, or detecting temperature. Differences in modality are not due to differences in the structure of the nerves concerned, but to differences in the working of the sensory receptors and the areas of brain that receive the messages. 2. one form of therapy as opposed to another, such as the modality of physiotherapy contrasted with that of radiotherapy.

1. a form of sensation, such as smell, hearing, tasting, or detecting temperature. Differences in modality are not due to differences in the structure of the nerves concerned, but to differences in the working of the sensory receptors and the areas of brain that receive the messages. 2. one form of therapy as opposed to another, such as the modality of physiotherapy contrasted with that of radiotherapy.

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