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Area

The size of a two-dimensional space. One calculates the area by multiplying the area's length by its width.

area

A measurement of the square footage contained within certain boundaries.
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Axon terminals in secondary somatosensory area (S2), parietal rhinal area (PR), parietal ventral area (PV) and contralateral primary somatosensory area (S1c) presented similar morphological components (P>0.05) based on segment length per millimeter (B) or bifurcation density per millimeter (C).
The brains of Old World macaque monkeys clearly have a large number of auditory, visual, and somatosensory areas. They also have expanded the number of sensorimotor regions of the posterior parietal cortex that interact with an expanded number of premotor areas in the frontal cortex used to guide and plan behavior.
Organization of first somatosensory area of cortex," Physiological Reviews, vol.
1: presupplementary motor area (pSMA); 2: supplementary motor area (SMA); 3: dorsal premotor area (PMd); 4: ventral premotor area (PMv); 5: cingulate motor area (CMA); 6: primary foot motor area (M1F); 7: primary hand motor area (M1H); 8: primary lip motor area (M1L); 9: primary foot somatosensory area (S1F); 10: primary hand somatosensory area (S1H); 11: secondary somatosensory area (S2); 12: somatosensory association area (SAC).
It has been reported in studies on congenital unilateral brain lesions that motor function, especially fine motor control, is worse when M1 reorganization is ipsilateral to the hemiplegic side, likely due to the segregation of motor and somatosensory areas in two different hemispheres [31, 9, 11].
The interruption of the connection between joint and cerebellum or between somatosensory areas and posterior parietal cortex generates a suitable environment for irregular bone formation.