temporal lobe

noun

Definition of temporal lobe

: 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

Examples of temporal lobe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 One scene showed him looking at images of his brain, where a black spot marked the missing 70 percent of his left temporal lobe, according to an account in Nautilus magazine. Washington Post, 3 Nov. 2021 The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 The olfactory bulb has connections to regions of the temporal lobe. Jessica Bernard, The Conversation, 24 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of temporal lobe

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Temporal lobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/temporal%20lobe. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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temporal lobe

noun

Medical Definition of temporal lobe

: 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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