Broca, Pierre-Paul

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Broca, Pierre-Paul

(bro-ka', bro'ka)
Fr. surgeon and anthropologist, 1824–1880.

Broca aphasia

Motor aphasia.

Broca area

The area of the left hemisphere of the brain at the posterior end of the inferior frontal gyrus. It contains the motor speech area and controls movements of tongue, lips, and vocal cords. Loss of speech may follow any stroke affecting this area.
Synonym: Broca center; Broca convolution; motor speech area; speech center See: motor aphasia

Broca center

Broca area.

Broca circulation

Broca area.

Broca convolution

Broca area.

Broca fissure

The fissure encircling the third left frontal convolution of the brain.

Broca gyrus

The posterior two thirds of the inferior frontal gyrus, a gyrus of the frontal lobe just above the beginning of the Sylvian fissure.

Broca point

Auricular point.

Broca pouch

A sac in the tissues of the labia majora.

diagonal band of Broca

Diagonal band.
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