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mo·tor point

a point on the skin overlying the endplates of an underlying muscle; the application of an electrical stimulus, using an electrode, will cause contraction of the muscle.

motor point

1 a point at which a motor nerve enters a muscle.
2 any point on the skin over a muscle at which electrical stimulation (via electrode) causes contraction of the muscle. See also motor nerve, nervous system.

mo·tor point

(mō'tŏr poynt)
A point on the skin where the application of an electrical stimulus, through an electrode, will cause the contraction of an underlying muscle.

motor point

small region of a skeletal muscle in which motor endplates are aggregated; the muscle is most sensitive to electrical stimulation at this point.
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The coil was positioned perpendicularly to the trajectory of the musculocutaneous nerve and firmly against the skin with the crossover positioned on the motor point of BB which was detected before the experiment and was marked with a pen to ensure consistent placement of the coil during the experiment.
After preparing students and cleaning the specified places on their bodies to put the electrodes, electrodes were connected at four muscle motor points.
However, Motor point believes that far from being obsolete, they still continue to represent great value for money.
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