localization of function

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Synonyms for localization of function

(physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

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This localization of function is not the explanation of a process, but rather the end-result of training.
It has been thought since the time of both Broca and Wernicke that there exists a high decree of localization of function with an area anterior to the Sylvian fissure of the temporal lobes being responsible for expressive language and Wernicke's area responsible for comprehension.