sensorimotor area

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Noun1.sensorimotor area - an area of the cortex including the precentral gyrus and the postcentral gyrus and combining sensory and motor functions
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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41) have shown that during the acquisition of a motor skill the related sensorimotor area expands and that this expansion begins to regress once the person has become professional.
Note however, that there is evidence suggesting that the processing of abstract concepts entails the direct activation of sensorimotor areas.