neuromuscular junction

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Noun1.neuromuscular 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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"That could slow synapse deterioration in neuromuscular junction diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) or spinal motor atrophy, in which you have an imbalance of positive and negative signals.

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