Definition of temporal lobe in English:

temporal lobe

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Each of the paired lobes of the brain lying beneath the temples, including areas concerned with the understanding of speech.
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  • Communication between the temporal lobe and the frontal lobe is important.
  • A comparison of the brain scans revealed differences in the volume of gray matter in the frontal and temporal lobes.
  • The researchers saw a shift in activation from the temporal lobe to the frontal lobe during a language skills task.

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