Any region of the cerebral cortex that receives information from sensory receptors or communicates with muscles for action. Examples are: the primary visual cortex, primary taste cortex or the primary motor.

PRIMARY CORTEX: "The primary motor cortex is a part of the cerebral cortex and is responsible for muscle action and motor skills."
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