COLLEEN M. SPECHT
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Thu Apr 13 20:53:06 EST 1995
>Laurie J. Lundy-Ekman (lundyekl at PACIFICU.EDU) wrote:
>: Now that we have a sensorimotor cortex (rather than primary motor and
>: somatosensory areas), do we still have secondary cortical areas? Do we
>: still call the area posterior to the postcentral gyrus secondary
>: somatosensory, or is there a more current term? Thanks!
In article <3mgtlo$e0o at cmcl2.NYU.EDU>, rubinsnk at is2.nyu.edu (Kalman Rubinson) writes:
>1. Sensorimotor cortex is not a new term and doesn't mean that the
>cortex on the two side of the central sulcus are the same.
>2. Yes, they are still called secondary. Until we get something better.
aren't they called secondary for a reason?
it is my understanding that primary *means* the first cortical tissue to
receive the afferents..
secondary means that's where the primary cells synapse....... no?
if anyone can confirm this, i would appreciate it.
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