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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

(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.

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.]
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