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motor neuron

motor neuron

noun

Definition of MOTOR NEURON

:  a neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement —called also motoneuron

First Known Use of MOTOR NEURON

1898

motor neuron

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MOTOR NEURON

:  a neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward or to a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement—called also motoneuron; compare interneuron, sensory neuron

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