Broca's areaBroca's area
a region in the left frontal lobe of the brain associated with speech that controls movements of the tongue, lips, and vocal cords
Origin of Broca's areaafter P. P. Broca (1824-80), French surgeon and amp; anthropologist
An area located in the frontal lobe usually of the left cerebral hemisphere and associated with the motor control of speech. Also called Broca's center.
Origin of Broca's areaAfter Paul Broca, (1824–1880), French surgeon and physical anthropologist.
(plural Broca's areas)
For Paul Broca, French anatomist.