Sentence Examples with the word cortical area

It will be noted from it that there is no direct relation between the extent of a cortical area and the mass of muscles which it controls.

The mass of muscles in the trunk is greater than in the leg, and in the leg is greater than in the arm, and in the arm is many times greater than in the face and head; yet for the last the cortical area is the most extensive of all, and for the first-named is the least extensive of all.