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- adj. Describing sensations experienced via the viscera
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to sensation in the viscera.
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After allowing for factors such as depression and anxiety, the researchers still found differences between the patients and controls in areas of the brain that are involved in cognitive and evaluative functions, including the area (viscerosensory cortex) that receives sensory information from the gastrointestinal tract.
Even after accounting for additional factors such as anxiety and depression, researchers still discovered differences between IBS patients and control subjects in areas of the brain involved in cognitive and evaluative functions, including the prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices, and in the posterior insula, which represents the primary viscerosensory cortex receiving sensory information from the gastrointestinal tract.
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