TITLE

Rolando's area

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1923
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Rolando's area" is presented. It refers to a motor area in the cerebral cortex, situated in the anterior central convolution in front of Rolando's fissure in each hemisphere.
ACCESSION #
21244419

 

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