motor neuron

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motor neuron

[′mōd·ər ′nu̇r‚än]
(neuroscience)
An efferent nerve cell. Also known as motoneuron.
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These receptors trigger a cascade of biochemical events that eventually increases the amount of neurotransmitter the sensory cell releases, enhancing its signal to the motor nerve cell.
Results showed that mesenchymal stem cells turn into cells similar to motor nerve cells on electrospun gelatin, and they express the unique properties of these cells on the surface of gene and protein.
Jeffrey Rothstein, says ALS also known -- "Lou Gehrig's Disease" -- is a neuromuscular disease characterized by a progressive degeneration of motor nerve cells.
MND covers a group of disorders which cause motor nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain stem to deteriorate and die.
Connector nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord link your sensory nerve cells to your motor nerve cells, allowing you to make decisions.