cerebral localization

n.

The mapping of the cerebral cortex into areas, and the correlation of these areas with cerebral function.
The diagnosis of the location in the cerebrum of a brain lesion, made either from the signs and symptoms manifested by the patient or from an electroencephalogram.

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