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parietal lobe

 the region ofthe cortex behind the frontallobe and above the lateral fissure, containing the somatosensory cortex, important for the sense of touch.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.