opercular part

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o·per·cu·lar part

[TA]
one of the three small cortical convolutions together forming a cover for the insular region. Opercular convolutions are frontal, temporal, and parietal.
Synonym(s): pars opercularis [TA]
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The researchers found that an area of the brain known as the left pars opercularis - part of the Broca's area, a region of the brain involved in speech production but also in analysing and separating speech sounds - correlated with the amount of training in transcription that a phonetician had undergone.