Wernicke's center


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Noun1.Wernicke's center - the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
nerve center, nerve centre, center, centre - a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
language area, language zone - a large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language