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somatotopic

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adjective so·ma·to·top·ic \-ˈtäp-ik\

Medical Definition of somatotopic

  1. :  of, relating to, or mediating the orderly and specific relation between particular body regions (as a hand or the tongue) and corresponding motor areas of the brain the somatotopic arrangement within the thalamus

somatotopically

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