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disordercharacterised by considerable deterioration in cognitive function, for instance in loss of memory. Different types ofdementia include corticial dementias (e.g. Alzheimers disease) and sub-cortical dementias(e.g. Huntingtonsdisease).

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October 26th 2021

auditory cortex

 thearea of the brain (inthe temporalcortex) that connects fibers of the auditory nerve and interprets nerve impulses in aform that is perceived as sound.