localization of function
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|Noun||1.||localization of function - (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body|
localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization principle, localization
principle, rule - a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
lateralisation, laterality, lateralization - localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms