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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.
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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.
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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.
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