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nerve centre

Definitions of nerve centre
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n a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process

Synonyms:
center, centre, nerve center
Types:
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auditory center
the part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve
olfactory brain, rhinencephalon
a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior
Broca's area, Broca's center, Broca's convolution, Broca's gyrus, convolution of Broca
the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
Wernicke's area, Wernicke's center
the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
superior colliculus
an essential visual center between the retina and the striate cortex
inferior colliculus
an essential auditory center in the midbrain
respiratory center
the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles
Type of:
neural structure
a structure that is part of the nervous system

n a center that provides information and control

Synonyms:
nerve center
Type of:
center, centre
a place where some particular activity is concentrated

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