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motor neuron

[′mōd·ər ′nu̇r‚än]
(neuroscience)
An efferent nerve cell. Also known as motoneuron.
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Researchers are now screening small molecules from zebrafish to try to find those that kick-start motor neurone regeneration.
Cath and Ray Crawshaw have arranged a fun day at the Victoria Park Hotel in Meltham on August 30 in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
As much as pounds 1,300 was raised for motor neurone research.
I know there are lots of children like this but what makes Katie so special is that she suffers from Motor Neurone Disease.
Admission costs pounds 2 to include refreshments, and all the money raised will fund research into motor neurone disease.
He first organised a night of entertainment for Willie's Motor Neurone Disease Research Fund in 1999 - the Boro star died of the disease less than a year later.
In June 2002 he was faced with the grim reality that he had ALS - a form of motor neurone disease that slowly kills the cells in the nervous system responsible for muscle contraction.
Coverage of the Motor Neurone Disease pipeline on the basis of therapeutic class, route of administration and molecule type.
The remaining cash was distributed equally between the Motor Neurone Disease Association and the four next popular charities - the Breast Cancer Unit at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, RNIB, Diabetes UK and MIND.
FEW disorders are as devastating as motor neurone disease (MND).
More than pounds 300,000 was spent by the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association last year on care for sufferers.
5m from the Department of Health's to help those whose lives are blighted by Motor Neurone Disease.