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1. any usually flat platelike structure at the end of something
2. (Physiology) physiol the flattened end of a motor nerve fibre, which transmits impulses to muscle
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|Noun||1.||endplate - the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle|
effector - a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion
end organ - a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers