n. the region of speech located posteriorly to the inferior frontal convolution of the left cerebral hemisphere in right-handed people (with exceptions). First discovered by French physician and anatomist Pierre Paul Broca in 1861.

BROCA'S AREA: "The Broca's area is a region in the cerebrum that is associated with the function of speech."
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