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motor neuron

[′mōd·ər ′nu̇r‚än]
(neuroscience)
An efferent nerve cell. Also known as motoneuron.
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Tracey Keeling died from motor neurone disease and now her son and two friends will walk from Nuneaton to Skegness in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association.
MND Scotland was founded as the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association in 1981 by John Macleod, a Strathclyde police officer and his wife Peggy.
Pathologist Dr Mark Atkinson said death was due to motor neurone disease but the coroner said that because of the circumstances an inquest needed to be held.
All proceeds will go towards The Mike Findley MND Fund and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Motor Neurone Disease takes away all your muscle strength, your speech, your ability to swallow and eventually your breathing, resulting in death; there isn't any medication, treatment or cure.
Writers of the show, which is filmed in Liverpool, are currently working with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) to develop the storyline, believed to be a first for a soap opera.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord.
"Unfortunately, my mother's sister, my aunt, passed away last year from motor neurone. She contracted it later on in life and was dead within a year and it was very hard for all the family to watch her go through that horrible situation.
[ClickPress, Mon May 05 2014] The Motor Neurone Disease Partnering 2009-2014 provides understanding and access to the motor neurone disease partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies .
The AZ Alkmaar manager admitted: "The terrible news that Fernando suffers from motor neurone disease has deeply touched me.
I AM BREATHING (12A) AFTER being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at 33, Neil Platt decided to compose a series of letters and instructions to the one-year-old son he would never see grow up.