If kāma refers not just to sensuality but to bare 5 sense consciousnesses, then
Arahants would be blind, deaf, and unable to experience anything in 5 senses because they have no kāma.
Since an Arahant can experience 5 sense objects without kāma, it means that kāma doesn't have to include 5 sense consciousnesses.
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