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planum temporale

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noun planum tem·po·ra·le \-ˌtem-pə-ˈrā-lē\

Medical Definition of planum temporale

  1. :  an area of the cerebral cortex between Heschl's gyrus and the sylvian fissure that is involved in speech and is usually larger in the cerebral hemisphere on the left side of the brain


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