sensoria

sensorium

[sen-sawr-ee-uhm, -sohr-]
noun, plural sensoriums, sensoria [sen-sawr-ee-uh, -sohr-] .
1.
a part of the brain or the brain itself regarded as the seat of sensation.
2.
the sensory apparatus of the body.

Origin:
1640–50; < Late Latin sēnsōrium, equivalent to Latin sent(īre) to feel + -tōrium -tory2, with tt > s

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sensorium (sɛnˈsɔːrɪəm)
 
n , pl -riums, -ria
1.  the area of the brain considered responsible for receiving and integrating sensations from the outside world
2.  physiol the entire sensory and intellectual apparatus of the body
 
[C17: from Late Latin, from Latin sēnsus felt, from sentīre to perceive]

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sensorium sen·so·ri·um (sěn-sôr'ē-əm)
n. pl. sen·so·ri·ums or sen·so·ri·a (-sôr'ē-ə)

  1. The part of the brain that receives and coordinates all the stimuli conveyed to various sensory centers.

  2. The sensory system of the body.

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