temporal lobe

noun
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

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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First Known Use of temporal lobe

1889


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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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