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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Table 1 contains Talairach coordinates and Brodmann's area numbers for the areas of activation and deactivation.
Human cerebral cortex is divided up into 52 regions, called Brodmann's areas, in honor of the German neuroanatomist who described them in the 19th century.
This area corresponds to the posterior part of the frontal lobe (Brodmann's area 4, the primary motor field of the isocortex) and the anterior parts of the cerebral parietal lobe (the gyrus postcentralis, which corresponds to the primary somatosensory fields, Brodmann's areas 1, 2, and 3).