A nerve carrying impulses from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of motor nerve in:
- The US English dictionary