motor nerve fiber


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Synonyms for motor nerve fiber

a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord

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Within the spinal cord, other fibers connect with the motor nerve fibers and relay the messages to the muscles of the legs and feet that are involved in walking.
Using a microscope, the surgeon can now see the motor nerve fibers, which originated in the brain, and exit the spinal cord, at different levels, to control movements of muscles and tendons in the hips, legs, knees, ankles and feet.
extension of pre-clinical studies to demonstrate that Inosine stimulates re-growth of severed spinal cord motor nerve fibers through the area of experimental injury;
The report was issued in response to the Company's announcement that Inosine, one of its nerve growth factors in development, had stimulated substantial re-growth of severed spinal cord motor nerve fibers that pass through the area of injury.
NASDAQ: BLSI) announced that Inosine, one of the Company's nerve growth factors, had stimulated "substantial" re-growth of severed spinal cord motor nerve fibers through the area of experimental injury.