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sensorium

noun sen·so·ri·um \sen-ˈsōr-ē-əm, -ˈsr-\
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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