auditory association area


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auditory association area

[′ȯd·ə‚tōr·ē ə‚sō·sē′ā·shən ‚er·ē·ə]
(neuroscience)
The cortical association area in the brain just inferior to the auditory projection area, related to it anatomically and functionally by association fibers.
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Adults showed significantly more activation in fusiform gyrus (FG) during reading tasks and more activation in auditory association areas (AA) during oral language tasks (see Figures 2 and 3).