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What does SMA stand for?

SMA stands for Supplementary Motor Area

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Those findings correlated with brain activity The positive subjects showed greater activation of the supplementary motor area, parietal regions, frontal gyrus, medial temporal lobe, and parahippocampus.
It appears that the net effect of the direct pathway is to facilitate motion by exciting the supplementary motor area, linking the striatum to the globus pallidus and substantia nigra pars reticulata.