Definition of Localization of function
1. Noun. (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body.
Generic synonyms: Principle, Rule
Specialized synonyms: Lateralisation, Laterality, Lateralization
Category relationships: Physiology
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Literary usage of Localization of function
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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"While evidence of localization of function in the cerebral hemispheres has long been recognized, the proof of a corresponding division of labor in the ..."
2. Études sur la Queste del saint graal attribuée à Gautier Map by Albert Pauphilet, Colonel Bell Burr, Ernst Ziegler, Douglas Symmers (1921)
"The Localization of Function in the Brain. The study of cerebral topography is rapidly producing more and more beneficent results.1 Since 1870, ..."
3. A Manual of Physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1918)
"Localization of Function in the Central Nervous System.—Let us now consider a little more closely the real meaning of this localization of function. ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"... yielding, of course, invaluable and indispensable results ; but, further, that a minute study of localization of function in the cerebrum shows that ..."