sensorium

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noun sen·so·ri·um \sen-ˈsȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of sensorium

plural

sensoriums

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-ria

\-ē-ə\
  1. :  the parts of the brain or the mind concerned with the reception and interpretation of sensory stimuli; broadly :  the entire sensory apparatus

Origin and Etymology of sensorium

Late Latin, sense organ, from Latin sentire


First Known Use: 1647


Medical Dictionary

sensorium

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

Medical Definition of sensorium

plural

sensoriums

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sensoria

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  1. 1:  the parts of the brain or the mind concerned with the reception and interpretation of sensory stimuli; broadly :  the entire sensory apparatus

  2. 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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