Brodmann's areas


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Brodmann's areas

[′bräd·mənz ‚er·ē·əz]
(physiology)
Numbered regions of the cerebral cortex used to identify cortical functions.
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There has been growing interest in the functional significance of the precuneus (Brodmann's area, BA 7).
The study of mRNA encoding the different subunits has now extended original findings on radioligand binding to show an increase in levels of mRNA encoding the [alpha]-1 subunit of the [GABA.sub.A] receptor in Brodmann's areas 9 and 10 from subjects with schizophrenia [51].
In normal-hearing (NH) adults, language processing is associated with extensive frontal activation in the left cerebral hemisphere, including the anterior (Brodmann's Areas (BA) 45 and 47) and posterior (BA 44 and 45) parts of the left inferior frontal gyrus (LIFG), the latter often referred to as Broca's area [19, 20].