myoneural junction


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Related to myoneural junction: neuromuscular junction
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Noun1.myoneural junction - the junction between a nerve fiber and the muscle it supplies
synapse - the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle; "nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters"
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The first line of treatment is anti-cholinesterase therapy, which involves administering medications that block the breakdown of acetylcholine in the synapse in the myoneural junctions.