cerebral localization


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localization

 [lo″kah-lĭ-za´shun]
1. restriction to a circumscribed or limited area.
2. the determination of a site or place of any process or lesion.
cerebral localization determination of areas of the cortex involved in performance of certain functions.
germinal localization the location on a blastoderm of prospective organs.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ce·re·bral lo·cal·i·za·tion

1. the mapping of the cerebral cortex into areas and the correlation of the various areas with cerebral function;
2. determination of the site of a brain lesion on the basis of the signs and symptoms manifested by the patient or by neuroimaging.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ce·re·bral lo·cal·i·za·tion

(ser'ĕ-brăl lō'kăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
The mapping of the cerebral cortex into areas and the correlation of the various areas with cerebral function, or determining the site of a brain lesion, based on the signs and symptoms manifested by the patient or by neuroimaging.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Alcohol consumption often leads to a deep cerebral localization, while use of warfarin is associated with early mortality of patients with primary intracerebral hemorrhage.
He thus performed a craniotomy based on cerebral localization and positioned his craniotomy at this site.
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