POSTCENTRAL AREA

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a sensory area of the parietal lobe within the brain, behind the central sulcus, which has neurons engaged in the interpretation of touch, proprioception, taste, and kinesthesis.

POSTCENTRAL AREA: "Taste reception has been known to be severely affected whenever trauma injures the postcentral area."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "POSTCENTRAL AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postcentral-area/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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