motoneuron

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noun mo·to·neu·ron \ˌmō-tə-ˈnü-ˌrän, -ˈnyü-; -ˈnu̇r-ˌän, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of motoneuron

motoneuronal

play play \-ˈnu̇r-ə-nəl, -ˈnyu̇r-; -nu̇-ˈrō-nəl, -nyu̇-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of motoneuron

motor + neuron


Medical Dictionary

motoneuron

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noun mo·to·neu·ron \ˌmōt-ə-ˈn(y)ü-ˌrän, -ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ˌän\
variants: or chiefly British

motoneurone

\-ˌrōn, -ˌōn\play

Medical Definition of motoneuron

motoneuronal

\-ˈn(y)u̇r-ən-əl, -n(y)u̇-ˈrōn-əl\play play adjective motoneuronal activity

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