Brodmann area

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A Brodmann area is a region in the brain cortex defined by its cytoarchitectonic characteristics.

Brodmann areas were originally defined by Korbinian Brodmann and referred to by numbers from 1 to 52. Some of the original areas have been subdivided further and referred to, e.g., as "23a" and "23b".

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Brodmann Areas in the Human Brain with an Emphasis on Vision and Language

Related topics

Brodmann areas:
1, 2 & 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
10, 11, 17, 18, 19
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
32, 33, 37, 38, 39
40, 41 & 42, 44, 45, 46, 47

Brain
List of regions in the human brain

External Resources

Brodmann (http://spot.colorado.edu/~dubin/talks/brodmann/brodmann.html), Mark Dubin pages on Brodmann areas.


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