cortical area

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Noun1.cortical area - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
association area, association cortex - cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information
auditory area, auditory cortex - the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body
Brodmann's area - one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
language area, language zone - a large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language
excitable area, motor area, motor cortex, motor region, Rolando's area - the cortical area that influences motor movements
sensorium - the areas of the brain that process and register incoming sensory information and make possible the conscious awareness of the world
sensorimotor area, sensorimotor region - an area of the cortex including the precentral gyrus and the postcentral gyrus and combining sensory and motor functions
visual area, visual cortex - the cortical area that receives information from the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus
area 17 of Brodmann, Brodmann's area 17, first visual area, striate area, striate cortex - the part of the occipital cortex that receives the fibers of the optic radiation from the lateral geniculate body and is the primary receptive area for vision
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They found that this cortical area has a hierarchical and cyclical structure that exerts a split-second, symphony-like control over the tongue, jaw, larynx and lips.
Exemestane also cut mean total area and mean cortical area at both sites, compared with placebo, Dr.
The results of these three studies showed an enlargement and displacement of the cortical area for the relevant muscles in the expert group compared to the novices.
Indeed, rTMS can reduce cortical excitability in a focal cortical area, (30-31) and therefore it has been investigated for tinnitus treatment.
For the analyses, we used the total cross-sectional area (including marrow cavity and cortical bone, in square millimeters), cortical area (square millimeters), cortical thickness (millimeters), cortical bone mineral content (milligrams per millimeter), cortical bone mineral density (BMD; milligrams per cubic centimeter), total BMD (milligrams per cubic centimeter), and periosteal circumference (millimeters).
Nerves from this cortical area project into the amygdala and brain stem, says Quirk.
Midshaft cross-sectional cortical area (CA) and total subperiosteal area (TA) were calculated from radiograph measurements of wildshot museum specimens collected from all over the world.
Animal experiments showed that under some conditions symmetry in a cortical area could be a response to a disorder of neuronal migration.
A possible explanation for the disappointing BMD results when PTH is preceded by a potent antiresorptive agent is that the hormone increases endosteal porosity and encourages new periosteal bone formation, with a resultant increase in cortical area.
The team saw that the measured gain in sigma wave power was greater specifically in that trained part of the visual cortical area rather than in the untrained parts.
We identified males by the presence of a large medullary region and no distinguishable cortical area and by the densely packed cells.
However, the shortest VestEP latencies and the highest amplitudes are registered in the relatively distinct cortical area that is covered by the transversal electrode line T3-C3-Cz-C4-T4 according to the 10/20 international scheme of electrode placement.