Motor Areas

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Cerebral Cortex - Connections - Motor Areas
... The motor areas are located in both hemispheres of the cortex ... The motor areas are very closely related to the control of voluntary movements, especially fine fragmented movements performed by the hand ... The right half of the motor area controls the left side of the body, and vice versa ...
Thalamocortical Radiations - Motor Areas
... The primary motor cortex receives terminating thalamocortical fibers from the VL nucleus of the thalamus ... primary pathway involved in the transference of cerebellar input to the primary motor cortex ... the prefrontal cortex and have subsequent projections to associative premotor areas via collateral connections ...
Brain - Functions - Motor Control
... Motor systems are areas of the brain that are directly or indirectly involved in producing body movements, that is, in activating muscles ... muscles in the body are directly innervated by motor neurons in the spinal cord and hindbrain ... Spinal motor neurons are controlled both by neural circuits intrinsic to the spinal cord, and by inputs that descend from the brain ...

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