Origin of sensorium
Late Latin, sense organ, from Latin sentire
First Known Use: 1647
Medical Definition of sensorium
plural sen·so·ri·ums or -ria \-ē-ə\play
1: the parts of the brain or the mind concerned with the reception and interpretation of sensory stimuli; broadly : the entire sensory apparatus
2a: 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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