cerebral localization


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cerebral localization

[sə′rē·brəl lō·kə·lə′zā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Designation of a specific region of the brain as the area controlling a specific physiologic function or as the site of a lesion.
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The potential explanation lies in the following: cerebral amyloid angiopathy represents the pathohistological basis of the lobar pICH, while vasculopathy of deep perforated arteries is a characteristic of the deep cerebral localization [23, 24].
At autopsy, Broca found a lesion in the second and third frontal convolution, reinforcing his ideas about cerebral localization.
The principal purpose of the IAP is to determine cerebral localization for language and to determine whether the contralateral hemisphere is capable of supporting language and memory following amygdalohippocampectomy.