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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

end·plate

, end-plate (end'plāt),
The ending of a motor nerve fiber in relation to a skeletal muscle fiber.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

end plate

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