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area

(Province), noun area, arena, bounds, confines, demesne, domain, expanse, field, jurisdiction, limits, orbit, place, premises, purview, range, realm, region, scope, sphere, territory, vicinage, vicinity, zone
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area

(Surface), noun amount of surface, dimensions, expanse, expansion, extent of surface, measured size, measurements, plane surface, proportions, real size, true dimensions
See also: bailiwick, caliber, capacity, circuit, department, dimension, district, division, extent, locality, location, measurement, parcel, part, place, province, purview, range, realm, region, scope, section, space, sphere, territory, vicinity, zone

AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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In brain imaging studies, exposure to aggressive imagery produced greater activation in the amygdala and less activity in prefrontal areas of the brain in people with intermittent explosive disorder, compared with controls.
The team found the areas that turn off during blinking are the visual cortex, which is responsible for seeing, plus the parietal and prefrontal areas - active when a person is conscious of what is happening around them.
For the FDDNP scans, the researchers quantified regional binding in the medial and lateral temporal lobe, the parietal lobe, the frontal and prefrontal areas of the frontal lobe, and the cerebellum (the control region).
During the spatial working memory task, prefrontal areas associated with articulation of speech were activated more in the hypertensive subjects, he said.