premotor

adjective
pre·​mo·​tor | \ -ˈmōt-ər How to pronounce premotor (audio) \

Medical Definition of premotor

: of, relating to, or being the area of the cortex of the frontal lobe lying immediately in front of the motor area of the precentral gyrus

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