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Noun: Wernicke's center
Usage: US (elsewhere: Wernicke's centre)
  1. The auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
    - Wernicke's area, Wernicke's centre [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], nerve center [US], nerve centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: language area, language zone