Wernicke's area love

Wernicke's area

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An area in the posterior left hemisphere of the brain cortex at the sylvian fissure that is important for language comprehension and speech.

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  • noun The posterior section of the superior temporal gyrus in the dominant cerebral hemisphere, one of two parts of the cerebral cortex linked with speech (the other being Broca's area).

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  • noun the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Karl Wernicke, (1848–1905), German neurologist.]

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