Definition of Temporal lobe

1. Noun. That part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head.

Definition of Temporal lobe

1. Noun. (anatomy) one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located behind the temples ¹

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Medical Definition of Temporal lobe

1. A lobe of the brain which is located laterally and below the cerebrum. Contains auditory and receptive areas. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temporal Lobe

temporal branch of facial nerve
temporal canal
temporal canthus
temporal case
temporal cases
temporal cortex
temporal dispersion
temporal distributive
temporal fascia
temporal fossa
temporal gyrus
temporal horn
temporal hour
temporal hours
temporal line
temporal lobe (current term)
temporal lobe epilepsy
temporal lobes
temporal logic
temporal logics
temporal muscle
temporal order
temporal plane
temporal pole
temporal pole of cerebrum
temporal process
temporal property
temporal region of head
temporal relation
temporal ridge

Literary usage of Temporal lobe

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The temporal lobe, sometimes called the temporo-sphenoidal lobe, presents an outer and an inferior surface. The outer surface is subdivided by two fissures, ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane, Johnson Symington (1893)
"But by confining the occipital lobe to the limits above assigned, these gyri and sulci become entirely included in the temporal lobe, along with which they ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The Gyri of the Lateral Surface of the temporal lobe. ... The Upper Part of the temporal lobe, which forms the lower wall of the posterior ramus of the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... runs parallel to the calcarine.but is continued much farther forward into the temporal lobe and so forms the lower boundary of the hippocampal gyrus. ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... are separated from each other by the posterior segment of the collateral fissure. temporal lobe (lobus temporalis).—The temporal lobe presents superior, ..."

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