Broca-s-area meaning

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An area located in the frontal lobe usually of the left cerebral hemisphere and associated with the motor control of speech.
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A region in the left frontal lobe of the brain associated with speech that controls movements of the tongue, lips, and vocal cords.
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An area located in the frontal lobe usually of the left cerebral hemisphere and associated with the motor control of speech.
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An area located in the frontal lobe of the brain, usually in the left cerebral hemisphere. It is associated with the motor control of speech. Broca's area is named for French surgeon and anthropologist Pierre Paul Broca (1824–80), who first located the area.
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(anatomy) An area of the frontal lobe of the brain associated with the control of speech.
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Origin of broca-s-area

  • After Paul Broca (1824–1880), French surgeon and physical anthropologist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • For Paul Broca, French anatomist.
    From Wiktionary