end plate


end plate

noun

Definition of END PLATE

:  a complex terminal treelike branching of the axon of a motor neuron that contacts with a muscle fiber

First Known Use of END PLATE

1878

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end plate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of END PLATE

: a complex terminal arborization of the axon of a motor neuron that contacts with a muscle fiber—called also end brush

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