Definition of motor nerve in English:

motor nerve

Syllabification: mo·tor nerve

noun

  • A nerve carrying impulses from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland.
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    • The recurrent laryngeal nerve branch of the vagus nerve is the important motor nerve feeding the intrinsic muscles of the larynx.
    • The toxin attacks the endings of motor nerves to paralyze muscles.
    • This hormone also increases muscle strength by causing the nervous system to intensify the firing of the motor nerves that supply muscle fibers.

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