[ sō′mə-tŏt′ə-pē ]
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The correspondence of receptors in regions or parts of the body via respective nerve fibers to specific functional areas of the cerebral cortex.
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Other words from somatotopyso•mat′o•top′ic (sə-măt′ə-tŏp′ĭk, sō′mə-tə-) adj.
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