Cerebral cortex anatomy

this image shows the somatosensory area of the cerebral cortex"area responsible for the sensory perception" and displays that each area of the body is represented in this area according to the amount of sensitivity of that area

N.B: although the lips are small in size they are represented in that cortex in large area as it is very sensitive (so are the hands and feet)

1. viscera
2. pharynx
3. tongue
4. teeth gums and jaws
5. lips
6. face
7. nose
8. eye
9. thumb
10. fingers
11. hand
12. arm
13. shoulder
14. head
15. neck
16. trunk
17. leg
18. foot
19. toes
20. genitals

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