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motor fiber

Any of the axons of motor neurons that innervate skeletal muscles.
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Misidentification and misinterpretation of the posterior branch as the main trunk of the ILN put the anterior branch and motor fibers under the greatest risk.
The trigeminal nerve is classified as a mixed cranial nerve consisting of both sensory and motor fibers. The larger sensory component arises from the ventrolateral aspect of the pons; the much smaller motor root emerges medially (Netter, 1995).
For example, when there's a stroke in the internal capsule, it might interrupt sensory fibers, motor fibers, and fibers involved in other functions--all of which run very close to one another.
For example, a stroke in the internal capsule might interrupt sensory fibers, motor fibers, and fibers involved in other functions, all running very close to one another.
Fibrosis occurs between motor fibers at 1 to 2 years and fragmentation and disintegration occur by 2 years.