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sensorium

 [sen-sor´e-um]
1. a primary receiving area.
2. the state of an individual as regards consciousness or mental awareness.

sen·so·ri·um

, pl.

sen·so·ri·a

,

sen·so·ri·ums

(sen-sō'rē-ŭm, -ă, -ŭmz),
1. An organ of sensation.
2. The hypothetic "seat of sensation." Synonym(s): perceptorium
3. In human biology and psychology, consciousness; sometimes used as a generic term for the intellectual and cognitive functions.
[Late L.]

sensorium

/sen·so·ri·um/ (sen-sor´e-um)
1. a sensory nerve center.
2. the state of an individual as regards consciousness or mental awareness.

sensorium

(sĕn-sôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. sen·soriums or sen·soria (-sôr′ē-ə)
1. The part of the brain that receives and coordinates all the stimuli conveyed to various sensory centers.
2. The entire sensory system of the body.

sensorium

[sensôr′ē·əm]
in psychology, the part of the consciousness that includes the special sensory perceptive powers and their central correlation and integration in the brain. A clear sensorium conveys the presence of a reasonably accurate memory together with a correct orientation for time, place, and person. Sensorium may be clouded in certain stages of delirium.

sen·so·ri·um

, pl. sensoria, pl. sensoriums (sen-sōr'ē-ŭm, -ă, -ŭmz)
1. An organ of sensation.
2. The hypothetical "seat of sensation."
3. psychology Consciousness; sometimes used as a generic term for the intellectual and cognitive functions.
[Late L.]

sen·so·ri·um

, pl. sensoria, pl. sensoriums (sen-sōr'ē-ŭm, -ă, -ŭmz)
1. Organ of sensation.
2. The hypothetic "seat of sensation."
3. In human biology and psychology, consciousness; sometimes used as a generic term for the intellectual and cognitive functions.
[Late L.]

sensorium (sensôr´ēum),

n a sensory nerve center; more frequently, the whole sensory apparatus of the body.

sensorium

1. the part of the cerebral cortex that receives and coordinates all the impulses sent to individual nerve centers.
2. the state of an individual as regards consciousness or mental awareness.

sensorium commune
the part of the cerebral cortex that receives and coordinates all the impulses sent to individual nerve centers. Includes auditory, gustatory, olfactory, somatosensory and visual centers.