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Definition of Wernicke's area noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Wernicke's area

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈvɛrnɪkəz ˌɛriə//
 
, NAmE//ˈvɛrnɪkizˌɛriə//
 
(anatomy)
 
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an area in the brain concerned with understanding language
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