pyramidal motor system


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Noun1.pyramidal motor system - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cordpyramidal motor system - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
central nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centrale - the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
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The pyramidal motor system controls all of body's voluntary movements.
The pyramidal motor system controls all of our voluntary movements that proper understanding of its pathway is vital for medical students to be able to transfer this knowledge to real life clinical settings.
This project aimed at determining the effectiveness of teacher-made educational model (3D interactive model) together with computer aided animation) in enhancing medical students' learning of pyramidal motor system.