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Motor nerve   /mˈoʊtər nərv/   Listen
Motor nerve

A nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands.  Synonyms: efferent, efferent nerve.

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... of furious madness, and in almost every case of dumb madness, there is evident affection of the lumbar portion of the spinal cord. There is a staggering gait, not indicative of general weakness, but referable to the hind quarters alone, and indicating an affection of the lumbar motor nerve. In a few cases it approaches more to ...
— The Dog - A nineteenth-century dog-lovers' manual, - a combination of the essential and the esoteric. • William Youatt

Words linked to "Motor nerve" :   nerve, nervus, pyramidal tract, efferent fiber, efferent neuron, motor neuron, anterior horn, corticospinal tract, ventral horn, motor nerve fiber, anterior root, motoneuron, ventral root, motor fiber, pyramidal motor system

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