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myoneural

 [mi″o-noor´al]
pertaining to nerve terminations in muscles.
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my·o·neu·ral

(mī'ō-nū'răl),
Relating to both muscle and nerve; denoting specifically the synapse of the motor neuron with striated muscle fibers: myoneural junction or motor endplate.
See also: neuromuscular.
[myo- + G. neuron, nerve]
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myoneural

(mī′ə-no͝or′əl, -nyo͝or′-)
adj.
Of or relating to both muscles and nerves, especially to nerve endings in muscle tissue.
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my·o·neu·ral

(mī'ō-nūr'ăl)
Relating to both muscle and nerve; denoting specifically the synapse of the motor neuron with striated muscle fibers: myoneural junction or motor endplate.
See also: neuromuscular
[myo- + G. neuron, nerve]
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At the end of the axon, the impulse must be transmitted across the synapse at the myoneural junction.
Several theories have been proposed to explain what interferes with the myoneural junction nerve transmission in MG (Barker, 1994; Hickey, 1992; Maehling, 1990).
([double dagger]) Codes reported for cases missed on all definitions; 358.9, unspecified myoneural disorder, 507.0, pneumonitis due to solids or liquids, specifically due to inhalation of food or vomit; 799.9, asphyxia, other unknown and unspecified, G20, Parkinson's disease; 110, essential (primary) hypertension.
Organophosphates act by irreversibly inhibiting the enzyme cholinesterase, resulting in accumulation of acetylcholine at synapses and myoneural junctions leading to cholinergic over activity.
Dr Sarno believes that up to 90% of all pain conditions are psychosomatic - created by the mind as a distraction from emotional 'pain.' He calls the condition Tension Myoneural Syndrome (TMS).
ACCORDING to Dr Sarno (pictured), Tension Myoneural Syndrome can manifest as one of any number of chronic conditions - from back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome to ME, irritable bowel and fibromyalgia.