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Unformatted text preview: movements, withdrawal from noxious stimuli) Major neural structures involved in movement (7) • Cerebral cortex, basal ganglia, thalamus, cerebellum, brain stem, spinal cord, muscle • Signals from brain stem originate from a variety of nuclei, including many from the core of gray matter – reticular formation • Most of the descending cortical signals affect spinal cord indirectly though relays in brain stem, some travel all the way to the anterior horn cells in the spinal cord • Basal ganglia and cerebellum have prominent projections to thalamus and to premotor and motor areas of the cerebral cortex...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course BIME 2102 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '11 term at UVA.
- Spring '11