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association area

noun
  1. 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.
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Origin of association area

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called association cortex.
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association cortex in Medicine

association cortex

n.
  1. Any of the expanses of the cerebral cortex that are not sensory or motor in the customary sense, but instead are associated with advanced stages of sensory information processing, multisensory integration, or sensorimotor integration.association area
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association area