motor neuron

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Related to Motorneuron: motor neuron disease, interneuron, sensory neuron, lower motor neuron
  • noun

Synonyms for motor neuron

a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord

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Given the absence now of the effector organs, the output of a single identified motorneuron is monitored as a substitute, permitting "easier and better quantification".
The discovery could lead to future advances in the management of patients with Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and motorneuron diseases.
Differential diagnosis of motorneuron disease from other neurological conditions.
The text starts with material on the relationships between motorneurons and the muscle fibers they innervate and the concept of motor unit types.
Extension of Drosophila lifespan by overexpression of human SOD1 in motorneurons.