Broca

[broh-kuh; French braw-ka]
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noun

Paul [pawl] /pɔl/, 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist.

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Broca

noun

Paul (pɔl). 1824–80, French surgeon and anthropologist who discovered the motor speech centre of the brain and did pioneering work in brain surgery
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Broca

[brōkə, brō-kä]Paul 1824-1880

French anthropologist and surgeon. He became the first to offer anatomical proof of the localization of brain functions when he discovered (1861) the center of articulate speech in the brain.

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