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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Damage occurring within the cavernous sinus, SOF or posterior orbit is likely to affect more than one of the ocular motor nerves, with potential involvement of the ophthalmic branch of the 5th nerve and oculo-sympathetic fibres (Homer syndrome) as well.
Our results suggest that motor nerve conduction was decreased after the nerve block technique in the ducks that exhibited wing droop and decreased wing-flapping ability.
Some authors claimed that deceleration of ulnar motor nerve conduction across the thoracic outlet is characteristic in patients with TOS, however, subsequent studies showed normal velocities across the Erb's point-axilla and did not correspond with this hypothesis (1).
Immunoglobulins inhibit pathophysiological effects of anti-GQ1b-positive sera at motor nerve terminals through inhibition of antibody binding.
All motor nerves tested were unexcitable to high voltage, long duration electrical stimulation and compound action potentials were absent bilaterally.
Children with SMA are missing the gene for motor nerve survival, which means the nerves that control the muscles die.
The dorsal scapular nerve (DSN) is a motor nerve that arises mainly from the C5 spinal nerve root and travels within the scalenus medius muscle.
MND covers a group of disorders which cause motor nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain stem to deteriorate and die.
When injected into an affected muscle, botulinum toxin type B inhibits the release of the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine, at the motor nerve terminals to allow it to relax.
The bank will enable experts to uncover which genes make a person susceptible to MND and why their motor nerve cells degenerate.
Gaku Ichihara, a professor in the department of occupational and environmental health at Japan's Nagoya University, wrote in the May 2000 issue of Toxicological Sciences that after inhaling 1-BP, rats showed muscle weakness and deterioration of motor nerve function.
The sensory nerve roots are separated from the motor nerve roots and stimulated electrically while the leg muscles are observed for contraction.