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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PFN1 works in conjunction with EphA4 to control outgrowth of motor nerve terminals.
Contract notice: Acquisition of probe and electrodes for motor nerve stimulation equipment.
Velocity is measured by stimulating at a single site and the remaining measurements were similar to motor nerve conduction studies.
Motor nerve conduction velocities (MNCVs) were not evoked in the distal lower limbs, while very low amplitudes of compound motor action potential and mildly decreased MNCVs in the other motor nerves were recorded.
However, there were very few studies and insufficient data about peripheral motor nerve functions in patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) which is the leading cause for anemia in the general population.
A motor nerve is responsible for supplying electrical impulses to a muscle.
Motor nerve conduction velocities (NCV), distal latencies (DL), and compound muscle action potentials (CMAP) of the median, ulnar peroneal, and tibial nerves were evaluated for testing the motor nerves.
On electrophysiological studies, clear myopathic units were seen in two of our patients, and findings on all motor nerve conduction studies were normal.
Table-III: Distrubution of sensory and motor nerve impairment in patients with abnormal RRIV.
Immunohistochemical staining of scyphomedusae with monoclonal antibodies against [alpha]- or [beta]-tubulin shows a subumbrellar nerve net that has the distribution and neuronal characteristics of the motor nerve net that controls the swim musculature (Giant Fiber Nerve Net, also called the Motor Nerve Net; Horridge, 1956a, b; Schwab and Anderson, 1980; Anderson and Schwab, 1981).