association area

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association area

[ə‚sō·sē′ā·shən ‚er·ē·ə]
(physiology)
An area of the cerebral cortex that is thought to link and coordinate activities of the projection areas.
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In contras-t, adults showed selective activation in the unimodal region of the auditory association area (AA) when processing spoken word forms and selective activation in the unimodal visual areas of fusiform gyrus (FG) when processing written word forms.
The interpretive areas located in the supramarginal and angular gyri provides an integration of the somatic, auditory and visual association areas.
Selling the assessments may lead to additional income in other association areas.

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