lower motor neuron
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lower motor neuron[′lō·ər ′mōd·ər ‚nü‚rän]
An efferent neuron which has its body located in the anterior gray column of the spinal cord or in the brainstem nuclei, and its axon passing by way of a peripheral nerve to skeletal muscle. Also known as final common pathway.