Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 12 - The Central Nervous System - Review Questions - Page 480: 4


(a) he cannot voluntarily move his left arm or leg

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The precentral gyrus of the cerebral cortex is responsible for conscious movements of the body. Moreover, the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body, and vice versa. Therefore, the patient would be unable to voluntarily move his left arm or leg.
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