neuromuscular junction

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neuromuscular junction

[¦nu̇r·ō′məs·kyə·lər ′jəŋk·shən]
(anatomy)
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Her research led to her specialising in tension myoneural syndrome and her work with individuals and groups with the aim of preventing and eradicating long-term.
The first line of treatment is anti-cholinesterase therapy, which involves administering medications that block the breakdown of acetylcholine in the synapse in the myoneural junctions.
Neuromuscular diseases are acquired or inherited conditions that affect cells in the spinal cord, the peripheral motor nerves, the myoneural junctions between the nerves and muscles, and the muscles themselves (Sandoval, 1998).
Myasthenia gravis is a disorder of the myoneural junction (where the motor neurons from the brain and spinal cord connect and innervate the skeletal muscles).
Organophosphates act by irreversibly inhibiting the enzyme cholinesterase, resulting in accumulation of acetylcholine at synapses and myoneural junctions leading to cholinergic over activity.