Motor Area

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The Supplementary Motor Cortex
... Penfield described a cortical motor area, the supplementary motor area (SMA), on the top or dorsal part of the cortex ... spinal cord and because of its activity during simple movements, it may play a direct role in motor control rather than solely a high level role in planning ... evolved in primates as a specialist in the part of the motor repertoire involving climbing and other complex locomotion ...
Frontal Lobe Epilepsy - Anatomy of Frontal Lobe Cortex - Precentral Cortex
... The precentral cortex is an area of the frontal cortex that is located directly anterior to the central sulcus and includes both the primary motor cortex and the supplementary motor area ... Inputs that project to both of these areas arise from a variety of locations in the brain that integrate sensory stimuli including the primary motor cortex, the thalamus ... These two areas along with several other main functional areas control both the preparation of motor movement as well as the execution of movements ...

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