Figure 1210

(a) The major motor areas of cerebral cortex. (b) Midline view of the brain showing the supplementary motor cortex, which lies in the part of the cerebral cortex that is folded down between the two cerebral hemispheres. Other cortical motor areas also extend onto this area. The premotor, supplementary motor, primary motor, somatosensory, and parietal-lobe association cortexes together make up the sensorimotor cortex.

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Control of Body Movement CHAPTER TWELVE

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