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nerve fibers that transmit impulses that activate effector cells, for example, in muscle or gland tissue.
mo·tor fi·bers(mō'tŏr fī'bĕrz)
Nerve fibers that transmit impulses that activate effector cells, e.g., in muscle or gland tissue.
1. pertaining to motion.
2. a muscle, nerve or center that effects movements.
limb movement the most obvious of these forms of activity.
ventral spinal cord neurons which innervate skeletal muscle. Called also final common pathway, lower motor neuron.
motor depressant anticonvulsant
a drug that depresses motor activity and hence prevents convulsions, e.g. phenobarbital sodium, phenytoin sodium.
abnormality of the motor system.
sites of neuraptic transmission of acetylcholine from nerve to muscle receptors.
innervate the body effectors.
motor lubricating oil
ingestion may cause lead poisoning.
motor nerve conduction
the transmission of impulses along motor nerves to skeletal muscle.
includes the motor neuron, neuromuscular junction, and the myofibrils innervated by the neuron.
motor unit action potential
the electrical activity of voluntary muscle contractions recorded by needle electromyography.