lobule

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lobule

[′läb·yül]
(biology)
A small lobe.
A division of a lobe.
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Speaking: Areas of activation were observed bilaterally in the superior frontal gyrus (BA6), and the insula (BA13) and the inferior parietal lobule (BA47), the superior parietal lobule (BA7), the superior temporal gyrus (BA22) and the postcentral gyrus (BA43) of the left hemisphere, the superior temporal gyrus (BA 42, 38) and the precentral gyrus (BA6) of the right hemisphere.
Measuring the mirror neuron network would involve the motor regions of the brain which are comprised primarily of the inferior parietal lobule and the precentral and inferior frontal gyrus.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of subjects engaged in this task demonstrated that the group with higher cardiovascular fitness had significantly greater activity in the medial frontal gyrus, the superior frontal gyrus, and the inferior parietal lobule, and significantly lower activity in the anterior cingulate cortex.