motor end plate

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Noun1.motor end plate - the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle
effector - a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion
end organ - a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers
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For example, one study has shown that BTX injection into the motor end plate region produced significant paralysis and, by moving the injection away from the target region by only 0.5 cm, paralysis decreased by 50%; this indicates that selecting the correct injection point in relation to the most concentrated NMJ site is critical [10-12].
They bind to acetylcholine receptors at the motor end plate thus affecting neurotransmission (Warell, 1998) and producing nervous clinical signs.
(8) After approximately six months to one year of paralysis, the motor end plate of the muscle has a decreased capacity for reanimation, and more drastic repair techniques are indicated.