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Princeton's WordNet

  1. temporal lobe, temporal ccortexnoun

    that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head


  1. temporal lobenoun

    one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located behind the temples

    Etymology: from Latin tempora (plural of tempus) 'temples (of the head)'


  1. Temporal lobe

    The temporal lobe is a region of the cerebral cortex that is located beneath the lateral fissure on both cerebral hemispheres of the mammalian brain. The temporal lobes are involved in the retention of visual memories, processing sensory input, comprehending language, storing new memories, emotion, and deriving meaning.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Temporal Lobe

    Lower lateral part of the cerebral hemisphere.

Editors Contribution

  1. temporal lobe

    A facet of the brain.

    The temporal lobe has a role in our understanding, language, hearing and speech.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 6, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of temporal lobe in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of temporal lobe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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