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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 or to a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement—called also motoneuron; compare interneuron, sensory neuron
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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