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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Ropivacaine is less lipophilic than bupivacaine and is less likely to penetrate large myelinated motor fibre, resulting in a relatively reduced motor blockade.
In peripheral nerves the motor fibres are often on the bundle periphery and are blocked before sensory nerves, despite their larger size.
It has been postulated that motor weakness in the ipsilateral side is due to disruption of ipsilateral motor fibres [1].