sensory cortex


the region of the cerebral cortex concerned with receiving and interpreting sensory information from various parts of the body.

Nearby words

  1. sensorineural deafness,
  2. sensorineural hearing impairment,
  3. sensorium,
  4. sensory,
  5. sensory aphasia,
  6. sensory deprivation,
  7. sensory epilepsy,
  8. sensory ganglion,
  9. sensory image,
  10. sensory nerve Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for sensory cortex

sensory cortex


The somatic sensory, auditory, visual, and olfactory regions of the cerebral cortex considered as a group.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.