Temporal Lobe

Temporal Lobe: The lobe of the cerebral hemisphere located down on the side of the brain near the ears. The temporal lobe contains the auditory cortex which is responsible for hearing, language comprehension and memory.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Temporal Lobe: The lobes on either side of the brain, slightly above and in front of the ears. Deals with emotions, memory, language.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)2

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Temporal Lobe: Lower lateral part of the cerebral hemisphere responsible for auditory, olfactory, and semantic processing. It is located inferior to the lateral fissure and anterior to the Occipital Lobe.3

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ artfl/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  3. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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