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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Motor nerve conduction velocity is affected by many factors such as temperature, height, age, and gender.
A practitioner can palpate muscle hypotonicity which can indicate motor nerve deficit.
Monitoring motor nerves function in leprosy patients.
The significance of our electrophysiological findings is unclear; motor nerves and autonomic responses were not involved electrophysiologically, and if anything the lower amplitudes of the plantar responses may indicate a mild sensory neuropathy.
SentioMMG smart-sensors employ accelerometer technology to sensitively measure when muscle contraction occurs, as a means to alert surgeons of motor nerve location.
The spread of active inflammation from the dorsal root ganglion to the anterior horn cells and anterior nerve roots and involvement of the motor nerve are postulated to be involved.
69% of the motor nerves which showed motor response were affected with increased DML.
CNTF is also a cytokine belonging to the interleukin (IL)-6 family, and when combined with the CNTF receptor, performs the role of a chemical messenger for target tissues such as motor nerves and skeletal muscles (Ip et al.
There are 60 people in Merseyside with the disease, which affects the motor nerves in the brain and eventually leads to muscle wastage.
These nerves include the motor nerves that control facial expressions, eye movements, and chewing.
MND is a devastating, untreatable and ultimately fatal condition that results from progressive loss of the motor nerves or neurons that control movement, speech and breathing.