Definition of Language area
1. Noun. A large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language.
Group relationships: Left Brain, Left Hemisphere
Generic synonyms: Cortical Area, Cortical Region
Terms within: Broca's Area, Broca's Center, Broca's Convolution, Broca's Gyrus, Convolution Of Broca, Wernicke's Area, Wernicke's Center
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Literary usage of Language area
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1907)
"The best classification is—(1) Intrinsic aphasia (Wernicke's and Broca's aphasia) in which the language area i- involved ; (2) extrinsic aphasia, ..."
2. Cranio-muscular Origins of Brain and Mind by Philip Henry Erbés (1904)
"The language area had its beginning in the posterior part of the mouth region, ... And, paradoxical as it may seem, the language area receives its prime ..."
3. Tobacco Policy Making in California 2001-2003: No Longer Finishing First edited by Jeffrey Archer, Simon Bainbridge (2003)
"OBJECTIVES: To improve foreign language, area, and other international studies training through support of research, studies, experimentation, ..."
4. Nervous Diseases with Homœopathic Treatment by Joseph T. O'Connor (1898)
"Alpha represents the cortical visual language area; beta represents the motor ... Copying needs only the visual language area and the motor area in left ..."
5. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1904)
"Illness of Dr. Coats New Commentaries Published Telugu language area Committee addition to ... The Telugu language area Committee has taken some of my time, ..."
6. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"... type established, 29 ; compared with Semang and Jakun, 575 ; text, 633 ; language, area of, ii. 391 ; unidentified words, 463 Sakai -Semang words, ii. ..."
7. The Three-fold Commonwealth by Rudolf Steiner, Ethel Kate Bowen-Wedgwood (1922)
"The people of one language-area do not come into unnatural conflict with those of another language-area, except when they try to make their national form of ..."