Definition of neuromuscular
: of or relating to nerves and muscles; especially : jointly involving or affecting nervous and muscular elements a neuromuscular junction a neuromuscular disease
Recent Examples of neuromuscular from the Web
Participants also suffered from neuromuscular diseases, heart disease and non-cancer lung respiratory disease, among others.
The report found that of the 111 who died, 58.6% had been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and 18% suffered from neuromuscular disorders like ALS and Parkinsons's.
Similar exoskeleton products in development are meant to help with mobility in people with neuromuscular disorders.
By monitoring patients’ neuromuscular activity, researchers could even figure out, based on minute increases in tremors, whether patients had been skipping their medications.
Mr. Smith, who had given up performing to manage his wife’s career, had been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that causes extreme weakness.
All of them impair the function of neuromuscular nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
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Origin and Etymology of neuromuscular
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1864See Words from the same year
NEUROMUSCULAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of neuromuscular for English Language Learners
medical : relating to both nerves and muscles
Medical Definition of neuromuscular
: of or relating to nerves and muscles; especially : jointly involving nervous and muscular elements neuromuscular disease
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