somatosensory evoked potential
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so·ma·to·sen·so·ry e·voked po·ten·tial
the computer-averaged cortical and subcortical responses to repetitive stimulation of peripheral nerve sensory fibers.
somatosensory evoked potential (SEP)
Etymology: Gk, soma + L, sentire, to feel
evoked potential elicited by repeated stimulation of the pain and touch systems. It is the least reliable of the evoked potentials studied as monitors of neurological function during surgery.