somatosensory cortex

noun

: either of two regions in the postcentral gyrus that receive and process somatosensory stimuli

called also somatosensory area, somesthetic area

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“Somatosensory cortex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatosensory%20cortex. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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