Definition of motor area in English:

motor area

Syllabification: mo·tor ar·e·a

noun

Anatomy
  • A part of the central nervous system concerned with muscular action, especially the motor cortex.
    More example sentences
    • This technique rapidly became a standard way of testing the integrity of the nerve pathway from the motor area of the cerebral cortex to the motoneurons in the spinal cord.
    • A condition resulting from a developmental defect or damage to the brain occurring before birth (or in some cases during or shortly after birth), cerebral palsy affects the motor areas of the brain.
    • Cerebral palsy is a term used to describe a group of chronic disorders caused by faulty early development of or damage to motor areas in the brain.

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