motor cortex

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Noun1.motor cortex - the cortical area that influences motor movements
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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Neurons in these mice's motor cortices sprouted new dendritic spines, docking sites where other neurons can connect, Gan's team found.
They carry signals through the brain like a bucket brigade from the sensory cortices to the motor cortices.
A study has revealed strikingly similar white-matter structures in the cerebella and primary motor cortices of karate black belts that are absent in the brains of non-martial artists.