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association area

any of the regions of the cerebral cortex of the brain connected by numerous nerve fibers to all parts of both cerebral hemispheres and coordinating such higher activities as learning and reasoning.
Also called association cortex.
Origin of association area
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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association area in Medicine

association area n.
See association cortex.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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