Definition of temporal lobe in English:

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temporal lobe


Each of the paired lobes of the brain lying beneath the temples, including areas concerned with the understanding of speech.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: tem·po·ral lobe

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