nondominant hemisphere


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nondominant hemisphere

In neurology, the hemisphere of the brain that does not control speech or the predominantly used hand.
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The dominant hemisphere elicited (as expected) less neural activation related to contralateral limb movement than the nondominant hemisphere (Figure 3).
Most interesting is the prediction that damage to either the dominant or nondominant hemisphere should produce deficits in control of the ipsilesional limb.
Localized seizures in the nondominant hemisphere are the most likely to be reduced by neurosurgery.