projection area

noun

Medical Definition of projection area

: an area of the cerebral cortex having connection through projection fibers with subcortical centers that in turn are linked with peripheral sense or motor organs

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“Projection area.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/projection%20area. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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