motor nerve

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motor nerve

[′mōd·ər ‚nərv]
(neuroscience)
A nerve composed wholly or principally of motor fibers.
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23,24] It has been shown that motor fibers innervating the thenar muscles are relatively protected, compared to motor branches of the lumbrical muscles.
Somatotopically located motor fibers in corona radiata: Evidence from subcortical small infarcts.
Motor fibers from median nerve cross the forearm to join ulnar nerve.