Definition of Precentral gyrus

1. Noun. The convolution of the frontal lobe that is bounded in back by the central sulcus and that contains the motor area.

Generic synonyms: Central Gyrus
Group relationships: Frontal Cortex, Frontal Lobe



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Literary usage of Precentral gyrus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Case I was a glioma destroying the upper third of the precentral gyrus and its paracentral annex, with the bases of the first and second frontal gyri, ..."

2. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1918)
"All of these parts are, therefore, able to influence the motor centers of the precentral gyrus, from which alone voluntary motor impulses can be discharged ..."

3. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"All of these parts are, therefore, able to influence the motor centers of the precentral gyrus, from which alone voluntary motor impulses can be discharged ..."

4. Mind and Its Disorders: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by William Henry Butter Stoddart (1908)
"... THE precentral gyrus (SEMI- DIAGRAMMATIC). a, Axon with collaterals ; b. dendron showing gemmules ; c, ..."

5. 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 (1914)
"These spots correspond to—ie, were situated opposite— the respective motor centers in the precentral gyrus, from which no such paresthesia could be elicited ..."

6. Histological Studies on the Localisation of Cerebral Function by Alfred Walter Campbell (1905)
"Concerning its supply of nerve fibres, it is not nearly so richly endowed as is the precentral gyrus, and a most important distinguishing feature is the ..."

7. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1887)
"... situated over the ventral part of the left precentral gyrus and the adjacent (caudal) end of the second frontal gyrus, over a space one inch (2.3 mm. ..."

8. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1899)
"This depression on each side of the sulcus resulted, of course, from pressure-atrophy of the yielding brain tissue; and in this process the precentral gyrus ..."

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