the region of the cerebral cortex concerned with receiving and interpreting sensory information from various parts of the body.
sensory cortex n.
The somatic sensory, auditory, visual, and olfactory regions of the cerebral cortex considered as a group.
- Sensory epilepsy
sensory epilepsy n. A form of focal epilepsy in which various disturbances of sensation occur in paroxysms that may or may not cause seizures.
- Sensory ganglion
sensory ganglion n. A cluster of primary sensory neurons forming a swelling in the course of a peripheral nerve or its dorsal root and establishing the sole afferent neural connection between the sensory periphery and the central nervous system.
- Sensory image
sensory image n. An image based on one or more types of sensation.
- Sensory nerve
sensory nerve n. An afferent nerve conveying impulses that are processed by the central nervous system to become part of the organism’s perception of itself and of its environment.