sensorium


sen·so·ri·um

noun \sen-ˈsr-ē-əm\
plural sen·so·ri·ums or -ria \-ē-ə\

Definition of SENSORIUM

:  the parts of the brain or the mind concerned with the reception and interpretation of sensory stimuli; broadly :  the entire sensory apparatus

Origin of SENSORIUM

Late Latin, sense organ, from Latin sentire
First Known Use: 1647

sen·so·ri·um

noun \sen-ˈsōr-ē-əm, -ˈsr-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sen·so·ri·ums or -ria \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of SENSORIUM

1
: the parts of the brain or the mind concerned with the reception and interpretation of sensory stimuli; broadly : the entire sensory apparatus
2
a : ability of the brain to receive and interpret sensory stimuli <decreasing sensorium> b : the state of consciousness judged in terms of this ability <a clouded sensorium> <the sensorium remained clear>

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