localization

noun
lo·​cal·​iza·​tion
variants: also British localisation \ ˌlō-​kə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən \

Medical Definition of localization 

1 : restriction (as of a lesion) to a limited area of the body

2 : restriction of functional centers (as of sight, smell, or speech) to a particular section of the brain

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