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area

Pronunciation: ār′ē-ă, -ē

Definition:

  1. Any circumscribed surface or space.
  2. All of the part supplied by a given artery or nerve.
  3. A part of an organ having a special function, as the motor area of the brain.

[L. a courtyard]

See Also: regio, region, space, spatium, zone

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