motor neuron(redirected from somatic motor neuron)
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A neuron that conveys impulses from the central nervous system to a muscle, gland, or other effector tissue.
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a nerve cell that conducts impulses to a muscle, gland, or other effector.
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(or motoneuron) A nerve cell that carries messages from the central nervous system to a muscle or gland. See efferent.
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|Noun||1.||motor neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord|
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n. neurona motora, células nerviosas que conducen impulsos que inician las contracciones musculares.
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