Central Motor System

All levels of the CNS contribute to motor control, including the spinal cord, medulla, pons, midbrain, diencephalon, and telencephalon. The following sections survey the major components of the central motor system, beginning with the spinal cord and progressing up the neural axis to the telencephalon. Figure 1 shows some of the major components and projections of the central motor system. Notwithstanding the impression that this component-by-component description might convey, the various components of the motor system work as an integrated neural network, not as isolated motor "centers."

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