temporal lobe

noun

Definition of temporal lobe

  1. :  a large lobe of each cerebral hemisphere that is situated in front of the occipital lobe and contains a sensory area associated with the organ of hearing

1889

First Known Use of temporal lobe

1889


Medical Dictionary

temporal lobe

noun

Medical Definition of temporal lobe

  1. :  a large lobe of each cerebral hemisphere that is situated in front of the occipital lobe and contains a sensory area associated with the organ of hearing


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