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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.

end-plate

a flattened discoid expansion at the neuromuscular junction, where a myelinated motor nerve fiber joins a skeletal muscle fiber.

end-plate potential
created by acetylcholine causing depolarization of the muscle cell membrane.