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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wernicke's Region

Werner complex
Werner complexes
Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun
Wernher von Braun
Wernicke's aphasia
Wernicke's area
Wernicke's center
Wernicke's centre
Wernicke's disease
Wernicke's encephalopathy
Wernicke's field
Wernicke's radiation
Wernicke's reaction
Wernicke's region
Wernicke's sign
Wernicke's syndrome
Wernicke's zone
Wernicke-Korsakoff encephalopathy
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
Werther's disease
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Wesleyan Methodists

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