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motoneuron

Line breaks: moto|neuron
Pronunciation: /ˌməʊtə(ʊ)ˈnjʊərɒn
 
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Definition of motoneuron in English:

noun

Another term for motor neuron.
Example sentences
  • This technique rapidly became a standard way of testing the integrity of the nerve pathway from the motor area of the cerebral cortex to the motoneurons in the spinal cord.
  • But because hypoglossal motoneurons and motor axons project to any one of the eight tongue muscles, it is unclear to which of these muscles the motoneuronal activities corresponded.
  • We first tested fluorescent indicators by injecting them into muscle to backfill motoneurons in spinal cord.

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