left hemisphere


left hemisphere
part of the brain which is located on the left which is responsible for the verbal aspect

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • left hemisphere — noun the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body • Syn: ↑left brain • Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere, ↑cerebral hemisphere • Part Meronyms: ↑language area, ↑language zone …   Useful english dictionary

  • left brain — noun the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body • Syn: ↑left hemisphere • Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere, ↑cerebral hemisphere • Part Meronyms: ↑language area, ↑language zone …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemisphere — [[t]he̱mɪsfɪə(r)[/t]] hemispheres 1) N COUNT: usu supp N A hemisphere is one half of the earth. ...the depletion of the ozone layer in the northern hemisphere. 2) N COUNT: usu supp N A hemisphere is one half of the brain. In most people, the left …   English dictionary

  • left brained — having a tendency to use skills associated with the left hemisphere of the brain (verbal, mathematical, and logical skills) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Left-handedness — is the preference for the left hand over the right for everyday activities such as writing. Most left handed people favor their right hand for some activities, and many exhibit some degree of ambidexterity. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Hemisphere cerebral — Hémisphère cérébral Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hémisphère. Reconstruction 3D des deux hémisphères du cerveau humain vue de dessus (l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hémisphère cérébrale — Hémisphère cérébral Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hémisphère. Reconstruction 3D des deux hémisphères du cerveau humain vue de dessus (l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hemisphere — ► NOUN 1) a half of a sphere. 2) a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. 3) (also cerebral hemisphere) each of… …   English terms dictionary

  • left-brain, left-brained. — left brain «lehft brayn», the left cerebral hemisphere of the brain, which is understood to dominate analytic thought processes, mathematical calculations, speech and language, as well as controlling movements on the right side of the body.… …   Useful english dictionary


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