Broca's area


Bro·ca's area

noun \ˈbrō-kəz-\

Definition of BROCA'S AREA

:  a brain center associated with the motor control of speech and usually located in the left side of the frontal lobe

Origin of BROCA'S AREA

Paul P. Broca †1880 French surgeon
First Known Use: circa 1903

Broca's area

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROCA'S AREA

: a brain center associated with the motor control of speech and usually located in the left but sometimes in the right inferior frontal gyrus—called also Broca's convolution, Broca's gyrus, convolution of Broca

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