PLANUM TEMPORALE

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a part of the brain's superior temporal cortex, across from the primary auditory cortex, which comprises a portion of Wernicke's area. In most individuals it is bigger in the left cerebral hemisphere than in the right one.

PLANUM TEMPORALE: "The left planum temporal was damaged during the accident- we won't be able to determine how bad the damage is until the inflammation goes down some."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PLANUM TEMPORALE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/planum-temporale/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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