Brain Regions beginning with G

Glossary of brain regions
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a newly discovered brain region, implicated in language. This area connects Broca's and Wernicke's areas via a region of the parietal lobe of the cortex, and may be important for the acquisition of language in childhood. The area is apparently the last area in the brain to mature, the completion of its maturation coinciding with the development of reading and writing skills.

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a fold or convolution in the cerebrum (compare sulcus)