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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By the time the baby boy was diagnosed with SMA type 2, he had lost many of his motor nerve cells.
Table: Motor nerve conduction velocity (MNCV) and sensory nerve conduction velocity (SNCV) data of the patient.
The sensory and motor nerve conduction velocities, latencies, and amplitudes were recorded.
This brings the current to nearby motor nerve structures that stimulate contraction once the action potential is reached.
Motor nerve conduction velocity (MCV), CMAP amplitude and distal motor latency (DML) were determined in the motor nerves.
"The enzyme was administered not within the lesion itself, but lower down within the spinal cord, where motor nerve cells reside that send axons out to the diaphragm and forearm."
The motor nerve and sensory nerve conduction studies were performed on median and ulnar nerves bilaterally in upper limbs.
Routine electrodiagnostic tests including sensory and motor nerve conduction studies for the median and ulnar nerves were performed using a Viasys Medelec Synergy EMG device.
Tetanospasmin, for example, enters the motor nerves and surges back up them to the spinal cord where it inhibits motor nerve function.
Motor nerve damage can result in muscle weakness, uncontrolled twitching that can be seen under the skin, decreased reflexes, and severe muscle shrinkage.