Definition of speech centre in English:

speech centre

Line breaks: speech cen¦tre
(also speech area)

noun

A region of the brain involved in the comprehension or production of speech.
More example sentences
  • Both scans identified a tumor on the left side of Ms W's brain, particularly at the speech center (ie, pars triangularis).
  • This allowed the surgeon to excise the tumor precisely and totally without damaging the speech center in the patient's brain.
  • It is no longer pressing into the speech area of her brain, something that was worrying her, and this evening when we see her we'll have all the news.

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