Frontal area

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Frontal area --> frontal cortex

cortex of the frontal lobe of the cerebral hemisphere, originally, the entire cortical expanse anterior to the central sulcus, including the agranular motor and premotor cortex (brodmanns areas 4 and 6), the dysgranular cortex (area 8), and the granular frontal (prefrontal) cortex anterior to the latter, now more often refers to the granular frontal (prefrontal) cortex.

Synonym: frontal area.