Broca

Broca

[broh-kuh; French braw-ka]
noun
Paul [pawl] , 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist.
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Broca (French brɔka)
 
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Paul (pɔl). 1824--80, French surgeon and anthropologist who discovered the motor speech centre of the brain and did pioneering work in brain surgery

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Broca Bro·ca (brō'kə, brō-kä'), Paul. 1824-1880.

French anthropologist and surgeon. He became the first to offer anatomical proof of the localization of brain functions when he discovered (1861) the center of articulate speech in the brain.

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