somatic sensory cortex

n.

The region of the cerebral cortex receiving the somatic sensory data from the ventrobasal nucleus of the thalamus.

Nearby words

  1. somatic mutation,
  2. somatic mutation theory of cancer,
  3. somatic nerve,
  4. somatic nervous system,
  5. somatic reproduction,
  6. somatic swallow,
  7. somatic therapy,
  8. somaticize,
  9. somatist,
  10. somatization


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