motor nerve

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Related to motor nerve: somatic motor neuron
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Noun1.motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glandsmotor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
anterior horn, anterior root, ventral horn, ventral root - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers
efferent neuron, motoneuron, motor nerve fiber, motor neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
efferent fiber, motor fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the muscles or glands
corticospinal tract, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
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Contract award notice: Pa2017-0-61, Contract for supplies of probe and electrode material for motor nerve stimulation equipment
Relation between height and the maximum conduction velocity of the ulnar motor nerve in human subjects.
05 ms on right side), slowing of the motor nerve conduction velocity (37.
Repetitive stimulation of the motor nerve reveals no fatigue and the amplitude of muscle-action potential.
Median motor nerve conduction studies were obtained with recordings from the abductor pollicis brevis (APB), median sensory nerve conduction studies from digits I-III and at palm-wrist segment (P-W), median-ulnar sensory comparison at digit IV (M-U), and median-radial sensory comparison at digit I (M-R) were along with L-I technique.
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a lethal, progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects the motor nerve cells in both the brain and the spinal cord.
sup][3] At present, there is no effective rehabilitation therapy for ocular motor nerve palsy caused by brain surgery or trauma.
The hypoglossal nerve is the twelfth cranial nerve, and is a pure motor nerve that is involved in the movements of the tongue and infrahyoid muscles.
The first ENMG evaluation was performed within 15 days of the patient's complaints, and motor nerve conduction study showed decreased amplitudes of the left ulnar, right tibial, and right peronealis nerve compound muscle action potentials (CMAPs) (Table 1).
Although the potential for sensory recovery is under no apparent time constraint1, the Cinderella time for the motor nerve procedures closes in 1 to 1.
7) This patient's pain was relieved within 3 months without recurrence; however, the motor nerve has shown no evidence of recovery in the 6 months following surgery.
Ocular motor nerve palsies: Dr Sandeep Chattopadhyay