Wernicke Area


Area, Wernicke

Area, Wernicke's

Left Posterior Superior Temporal Gyrus

Posterior Superior Temporal Gyrus

Sensorisches Sprachzentrum

Sensorisches Sprachzentrums

Sprachzentrum, Sensorisches

Sprachzentrums, Sensorisches

Wernicke's Area

Wernickes Area

Functional region comprising posterior part of the SUPERIOR TEMPORAL GYRUS in the dominant cerebral hemisphere (see CEREBRAL DOMINANCE) and often portions of the PARIETAL LOBE. Along with BROCA AREA it is important in SPEECH and LANGUAGE processes. A lesion in the area is associated with WERNICKE APHASIA and CONDUCTION APHASIA.

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