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

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1878

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end plate

noun

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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