Definition of Motor cortex

1. Noun. The cortical area that influences motor movements.




Medical Definition of Motor cortex

1. Area of the frontal lobe concerned with primary motor control. It lies anterior to the central sulcus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Motor cortex

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In the great majority of movements excited from the motor cortex of a single hemisphere of the cerebrum, the movement evoked is confined to one side of the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"2 illustrates the coherence at each frequency between the piriform cortex and motor cortex (solid line) and the partial coherence at each frequency (dotted ..."

3. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"LECTURE VIII SOME ASPECTS OF THE REACTIONS OF THE motor cortex Argument: Remarkable that electrical stimuli applied to the organ of mentality yield with ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"The author concludes strongly in favor of the sensory nature of the so- called motor cortex. In criticism of this general view a little anatomy will assist ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"On the motor cortex.—This paper will not bear abstracting, as it is largely a detail of study and investigation of the motor cortex. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"On the motor cortex.—This paper will not bear abstracting, as it is largely a detail of study and investigation of the motor cortex. ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In the great majority of movements excited from the motor cortex of a single hemisphere of the cerebrum, the movement evoked is confined to one side of the ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"2 illustrates the coherence at each frequency between the piriform cortex and motor cortex (solid line) and the partial coherence at each frequency (dotted ..."

9. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"LECTURE VIII SOME ASPECTS OF THE REACTIONS OF THE motor cortex Argument: Remarkable that electrical stimuli applied to the organ of mentality yield with ..."

10. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"The author concludes strongly in favor of the sensory nature of the so- called motor cortex. In criticism of this general view a little anatomy will assist ..."

11. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"On the motor cortex.—This paper will not bear abstracting, as it is largely a detail of study and investigation of the motor cortex. ..."

12. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"On the motor cortex.—This paper will not bear abstracting, as it is largely a detail of study and investigation of the motor cortex. ..."

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