endplate


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end·plate

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

end·plate

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

endplate

The expanded termination of a motor nerve AXON that forms a SYNAPSE with a muscle fibre.

endplate

terminal arborization of a motor nerve at a skeletal muscle nerve fibre
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In addition, all cases were re-evaluated in terms of disc degeneration, annular tear, and endplate abnormality.
The CT scan is also helpful in identifying fracture lines, which may be a potential route for cement extravasation through the vertebral endplate or elsewhere.
Radiographs in ventrodorsal and lateral planes demonstrated shortened vertebral bodies of thoracic vertebrae (T) 5-7, with irregular vertebral endplates, consecutive widening of the intervertebral disc spaces, and severe, relatively smooth, periosteal reactions ventrally (Fig 1).
14,17) Expandable cages offer in situ distraction that allows smaller surgical exposure and firm contact between the cage and the vertebral endplates thereby increasing bone fusion and reducing hardware migration.
Alonso clung on for second, and just stayed ahead of Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel who had fought back from a relatively poor start in which he sustained some front-wing endplate damage and lost out to Mercedes' Michael Schumacher and Ferrari's Felipe Massa.
Each level was set up fluoroscopically, thus, the disc was parallel to the beam and obliqued, so that the superior articular process of the overlying facet joint was slightly posterior to the center of the endplate.
This series of rotary feeders uses a proprietary, dual-induction endplate design to introduce pressurized air from both endplates into the rotor pockets carrying process material.
Hamilton has since accepted full responsibility for the latest coming together which saw Massa lose the front-wing endplate of his car at Suzuka, so compromising his race.
Results: After failure testing, two specimens had endplate fractures, five did not fail, and 11 had prolapsed.
BTX binds to specific receptors at the presynaptic cholinergic endplate membrane and is actively transported into nerve cells.
One gear is the drive gear, which has a longer shaft that protrudes through a seal in the housing endplate and is driven by a gearbox and motor combination.
Baldor has added robotics to die cast cells, pick-and-place automation to endplate cells and stamping press unload stations, and automated winding cells for high-volume windings.