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Precentral Gyrus Function

Precentral Gyrus Function: The brain of vertebrates is composed of different lobes which are the frontal, parietal, temporal and occipital lobes. Each lobe is responsible for a specific function. The frontal lobe can be further divided into four major cortical tissues: the precentral gyrus, the inferior frontal gyrus, the superior gyrus and the middle gyrus which comprise the frontal gyri. The frontal lobe and the parietal lobe are being separated by the central sulcus. These cortical tissues assume their specific motor functions. The precentral gyrus which is located anterior to the central sulcus and posterior to the precentral sulcus is considered to be the primary motor area. Each of the gyrus corresponds to a specific voluntary movement. So when there is damage to the brain particularly affecting the precentral gyrus, motor functions of the body will surely be affected.

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