neuromuscular

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adjective neu·ro·mus·cu·lar \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈmə-skyə-lər, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuromuscular

  1. :  of or relating to nerves and muscles; especially :  jointly involving or affecting nervous and muscular elements a neuromuscular junction a neuromuscular disease

Origin and Etymology of neuromuscular

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1864


NEUROMUSCULAR Defined for English Language Learners

neuromuscular

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adjective neu·ro·mus·cu·lar \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈmə-skyə-lər, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuromuscular for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to both nerves and muscles


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neuromuscular

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adjective neu·ro·mus·cu·lar \ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈməs-kyə-lər\

Medical Definition of neuromuscular

  1. :  of or relating to nerves and muscles; especially :  jointly involving nervous and muscular elements neuromuscular disease


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