Medical Definition of Wernicke's region

1. The region of the cerebral cortex thought to be essential for understanding and formulating coherent, propositional speech; it encompasses a large region of the parietal and temporal lobes near the lateral sulcus of the left cerebral hemisphere; corresponding approximately to Brodmann's areas 40, 39, and 22. Synonym: sensory speech centre, Wernicke's area, Wernicke's field, Wernicke's region, Wernicke's zone. (05 Mar 2000)



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Werner complexes
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Wernicke's aphasia
Wernicke's area
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Wernicke's disease
Wernicke's encephalopathy
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