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sensory cortex

noun
1.
the region of the cerebral cortex concerned with receiving and interpreting sensory information from various parts of the body.
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  • They also showed activity in the hand area of the sensory cortex, the part of the brain that receives signals from the hand.
sensory cortex in Medicine

sensory cortex n.
The somatic sensory, auditory, visual, and olfactory regions of the cerebral cortex considered as a group.

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