cortical area


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Further, the researchers found that features may be more readily identified on bones with greater cortical area, and by assessors with more experience.
TMNMT is based on neurophysiological findings, and its target is the adaptive reorganization of the specific cortical area generating pathological tinnitus symptoms.
By increasing the interelectrode distance (Phase 1), the penetration depth increases with some differences between the two cortical areas: in the face cortical area, the capability to penetrate the cortex ranges from 9.7 to 10.3 mm, whereas in the upper limb from 6.5 to 10.5 mm.
The cortical indices included total cross-sectional area (Tt.Ar), cortical bone area (Ct.Ar), medullary area (Ma.Ar), cortical area fraction (Ct.Ar/Tt.Ar), and cortical thickness (Ct.Th).
Among the representative 40 samples studied 6 lymph nodes were hyperplastic showing increased number of follicles in cortical area, 10 lymph nodes showed inflammatory changes like infiltration of mononuclear cells along with fibrin threads.
The analysis revealed three regions: First, an area around MNI coordinates X = 38, Y = 2,andZ = 24 in the frontal subgyral white matter underneath cortical area BA6.
From day 7, the woven bone in the cortical area begins to undergo remodeling to lamellar bone, but woven bone in the medullary area undergoes resorption, which means transitory local osteopenia.
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.