opercular part

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o·per·cu·lar part

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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5 grams of cortex, excising both pars opercularis and pars triangularis of the inferior frontal gyrus of the left hemisphere.
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.