motor nerve fiber


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Noun1.motor nerve fiber - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cordmotor nerve fiber - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
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As stated by Ogata (1988), when a motor nerve fiber is triggered (nerve impulse), the axon terminal releases acetylcholine, which diffuses through the synaptic cleft and binds to specific receptors on the sarcolemma.
Most of the peripheral nerves, especially spinal nerves, are mixed nerves which contain motor nerve fibers and sensory nerve fibers (Park et al., 2008; Frade & Ovejero-Benito, 2015).
Nerve conduction studies revealed slow (median, ulnar, radial, superficial, and sural peroneal nerves) sensitive and motor nerve fibers conduction.