motor nerve

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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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Relative preservation of lumbrical versus thenar motor fibres in neurogenic disorders.
Ropivacaine is less likely to penetrate large myelinated motor fibres due to its less solubility in lipids, therefore, it has selective action on the pain transmitting A[beta] and C nerves rather than A[beta] fibres, which are involved in motor function.
PlM produces decreased degree of motor block in heavily myelinated motor fibres and faster onset of block in lightly myelinated sensory fibres i.