Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

spatial summation

noun

Definition of spatial summation

  1. :  sensory summation that involves stimulation of several spatially separated neurons at the same time



1968

First Known Use of spatial summation

1968


Medical Dictionary

spatial summation

noun

Medical Definition of spatial summation

  1. :  sensory summation that involves stimulation of several spatially separated neurons at the same time




Learn More about spatial summation


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up spatial summation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

mysterious, holy, or spiritual

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

megillah rebellion torrent interruption
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ