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end plate

 
a flat termination.
motor end plate the discoid expansion of a terminal branch of the axon of a motor nerve fiber, which apposes the sole plate of a skeletal muscle fiber, forming the neuromuscular junction.

end·plate

, end-plate (end'plāt),
The ending of a motor nerve fiber in relation to a skeletal muscle fiber.

end plate

(end plāt) a flat termination.
motor end plate  the discoid expansion of a terminal branch of the axon of a motor nerve fiber where it joins a skeletal muscle fiber, forming the neuromuscular junction.

end plate

n.
The area of synaptic contact between a motor nerve and a muscle fiber.

end plate

Etymology: AS, ende + ME, plat
the motor end plate in the nervous system, located at the terminal membrane of an axon and the postjunctional membrane of the adjoining muscle tissue. Also called myoneural junction.
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