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valle silviano

English translation: Sylvian fissure

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Spanish term or phrase:Valle silviano
English translation:Sylvian fissure
Entered by: Ellen Donohue
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22:15 May 16, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: valle silviano
...que se acompana de hemorragia sub-aracnoidea en el valle silviano izquierdo
Ellen Donohue
United States
Local time: 06:08
sylvian fissure
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Over 1600 hits, as opposed to 3 for "valley"

The second major brain specialization for language is within the left hemisphere. Only a relatively small part of the cortex is responsible for language processing. This region lies around the sylvian fissure (the deep fold in the brain lying roughly parallel to and above a line from the outside corner of the eye to the middle of the ear...

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Alex Potts
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sylvian fissure


Explanation:
Over 1600 hits, as opposed to 3 for "valley"

The second major brain specialization for language is within the left hemisphere. Only a relatively small part of the cortex is responsible for language processing. This region lies around the sylvian fissure (the deep fold in the brain lying roughly parallel to and above a line from the outside corner of the eye to the middle of the ear...




    Reference: http://www.med.harvard.edu/publications/On_The_Brain/Volume4...
Alex Potts
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 111
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THank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Burgess: Right on the money Alex!..I was far too hasty. I've also removed my answer...and thanks for setting me straight:-)))
22 mins
  -> Cheers, Terry. It just rang a bell from my Psych honours days...
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