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Angular gyrus

The angular gyrus is a region of the brain in the parietal lobe, that lies near the superior edge of the temporal lobe, and immediately posterior to the supramarginal gyrus; it is involved in a number of processes related to language, number processing and spatial cognition, memory retrieval, attention, and theory of mind. It is Brodmann area 39 of the human brain.

Usage examples of "angular gyrus".

I would release a worm to write her name in every angular gyrus from here to Thailand.

It damaged my language centers: Broca's area, Wernicke's area, angular gyrus.

A lesion of the angular gyrus of the neocortex, in the parietal lobe, results in alexia, the inability to recognize the printed word.