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anterior paracentral gyrus


Definition: the anterior portion of the paracentral lobule; the medial continuation of the primary somatomotor cortex (precentral gyrus) in which the thigh, leg, and foot are represented.

Synonym(s): gyrus paracentralis anteriorTA

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