motor cortex


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motor cortex

[′mōd·ər ′kȯr‚teks]
(anatomy)
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The stimulation area was the left primary motor cortex area that triggered a more selective right thumb abduction response in the left motor cortex.
Use-dependent alterations of movement representations in primary motor cortex of adult squirrel monkeys.
One such inclusion in motor cortex is shown in Figure 14, C.
Functional connectivity in the motor cortex of resting human brain using echo-planar MM.
2005) Motor cortex dysfunction revealed by cortical excitability studies in Parkinson's disease: influence of antiparkinsonian treatment and cortical stimulation.
A comparable result was found in the motor cortex in Pascaul-Leone et al's (1995) study using TMS.
In our case, the mental tasks to be considered are mainly related with surface brain activity, such as the secondary motor cortex area and the posterior parietal cortex area.
Their EEG results revealed that, for motor cortex (electrodes placed near C3 and C4), the LH showed significantly increased alpha, decreased beta I (13-20 Hz), and no change in beta II (21-30 Hz) compared to the RH as the golfer approached the putt.
The spokeswoman said: "Sir Bobby Robson continues to make good progress after major surgery which involved complete re-section of a tumour from the motor cortex part of his brain.
The spokeswoman added, 'Sir Bobby Robson continues to make good progress after major surgery which involved complete re-section of a tumour from the motor cortex part of his brain.
The spokeswoman added: "Sir Bobby Robson continues to make good progress after major surgery which involved complete re-section of a tumour from the motor cortex part of his brain.
Modulation of input-output curves by low and high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the motor cortex.