sensorium

play
noun sen·so·ri·um \sen-ˈsȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of sensorium

plural

sensoriums

or

-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

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

Medical Definition of sensorium

plural

sensoriums

or

sensoria

\-ē-ə\play
  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 sensoriumb:  the state of consciousness judged in terms of this ability a clouded sensorium the sensorium remained clear

Learn More about sensorium


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

clearly seen through or understood

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
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