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association area

n.
An area of the cerebral cortex where motor and sensory functions are integrated.
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association area

Area of the cerebral cortex connected to motor and sensory areas of the same side, to similar areas on the other side, and to other regions of the brain (e.g., the thalamus). It integrates motor and sensory functions.
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