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[attributive] Relating to or denoting the anterior part of the motor cortex in the frontal lobe of the brain, which is concerned with coordinating voluntary movement.
- ‘I suggest that the questions become less puzzling when you consider Giaccamo Rizzollati's recent discovery of ‘mirror neurons’ in the ventral premotor area of monkeys.’
- ‘In humans, premotor areas seem to be linked to the diaphragm or at least to the act of inspiration.’
- ‘The premotor cortex and other brain regions associated with motor representations also became more active.’
- ‘Only the verbs elicited marked activity in the premotor cortex and relevant parts of the motor cortex.’
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