Broca's area

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Broca's area

(brō′kəz)
n.
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.
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Broca's area

An area of the surface layer of the brain (cortex), on the left side near the front, concerned with speech.
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"We discovered that Broca's region does not just comprise two areas, but rather several - all of which form a highly differentiated mosaic.
Further studies are required to determine whether this is the molecular basis for the different clinical findings in patients with lesions in Broca's region either exclusively in the left or right brain hemisphere.
"One of the tasks for the future is to conduct a detailed functional analysis of the new organization of Broca's region and to investigate the interaction of the previously unknown areas," says Amunts.