motoneuron

noun
mo·​to·​neu·​ron | \ ˌmō-tə-ˈnü-ˌrän How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) , -ˈnyü-; -ˈnu̇r-ˌän, -ˈnyu̇r- How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) \

Definition of motoneuron

Other Words from motoneuron

motoneuronal \ ˌmō-​tə-​ˈnu̇r-​ə-​nᵊl How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) , -​ˈnyu̇r-​ ; -​nu̇-​ˈrō-​nᵊl How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) , -​nyu̇-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of motoneuron

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for motoneuron

motor + neuron

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about motoneuron

Time Traveler for motoneuron

Time Traveler

The first known use of motoneuron was in 1908

See more words from the same year

Statistics for motoneuron

Cite this Entry

“Motoneuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motoneuron. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for motoneuron

motoneuron

noun
mo·​to·​neu·​ron | \ ˌmōt-ə-ˈn(y)ü-ˌrän How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) , -ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ˌän How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British motoneurone \ -​ˌrōn, -​ˌōn How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) \

Medical Definition of motoneuron

Other Words from motoneuron

motoneuronal \ -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ən-​ᵊl How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) , -​n(y)u̇-​ˈrōn-​ᵊl How to pronounce motoneuron (audio) \ adjective
motoneuronal activity

Comments on motoneuron

What made you want to look up motoneuron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!