[ suh-mat-uh-sen-suh-ree, soh-muh-tuh- ]
/ səˌmæt əˈsɛn sə ri, ˌsoʊ mə tə- /
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of or relating to sensations that involve parts of the body not associated with the primary sense organs.
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How to use somatosensory in a sentence
Another two, in the somatosensory part of his brain, allow scientists to send signals into his mind, which he registers as sensations of pressure or tingling on his fingers.A paralyzed man is challenging Neuralink’s monkey to a match of mind Pong|Antonio Regalado|May 14, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Medical definitions for somatosensory
[ sə-măt′ə-sĕn′sə-rē, sō′mə-tə- ]
Of or relating to the perception of sensory stimuli from the skin and internal organs.
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