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The cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum, controlling activities on the right side of the body, and in humans, usually controlling speech and language functions.
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a. the left hemisphere of the human brain, which is believed to control linear and analytical thinking, decision-making, and language
b. (as modifier): a left-brain activity.
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the left cerebral hemisphere, controlling activity on the right side of the body: in humans, usu. showing some degree of specialization for language and calculation. Compare right brain.
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|Noun||1.||left brain - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body|
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