Motor nerves


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Motor nerves

Nerves that cause movement when stimulated.
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Damage occurring within the cavernous sinus, SOF or posterior orbit is likely to affect more than one of the ocular motor nerves, with potential involvement of the ophthalmic branch of the 5th nerve and oculo-sympathetic fibres (Homer syndrome) as well.
They arrive at a group of cells in the spinal cord called the lower motor nerves (LMNs).
Conduction velocities in motor nerves (bilateral tibial and common peroneal nerves) were found lower than the normal values.
The protein, ubiquilin 2, plays a crucial role in recycling damaged or misshapen proteins in motor nerves.
Tetanospasmin, for example, enters the motor nerves and travels back up them to the spinal cord, where it inhibits motor nerve function.
A University of Edinburgh team, including Dolly the Sheep cloning pioneer Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, transformed ordinary skin cells from patients into "tainted" motor nerves carrying the defect.
The victim's muscles involuntarily constrict as the sensory and motor nerves become severely agitated.
Second, the quadruple-nerve-stimulation technique may allow the needle to be placed close enough to the desired nerves that even a small volume and concentration can produce adequate blockade of sensory and motor nerves.
This has been observed for sensory and motor nerves, especially in the case of amputation.
These messages are sent from the brain to the leg muscles through nerve fibers (called motor nerves or motor neurons) that travel from the motor cortex, through two other areas of the brain, and then down the spinal cord.
Motor nerves that reach from the brain to the jaw muscles lie right next to these axons, suggesting that they connect with the axons, creating a direct reflex.
Myelin is a major component of motor nerves and clinically important sensory nerves, such as the cavernous nerves of the prostate.