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motor area

motor area in Medicine

motor area n.
See motor cortex.

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  • The motor area has suffered a concussion; perhaps a slight hemorrhage, perhaps not.

    Wings of the Wind Credo Harris
  • Within the motor area are centers for the several limbs and other motor organs.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
  • The part of the cerebrum in which this nerve pathway starts is called the motor area of the brain.

    Physiology Ernest G. Martin
  • In all such cases, the motor area facilitates or inhibits the action of the lower centers.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth

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