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end plate

noun
1.
Mining. one of the shorter members of a set.
Compare wall plate (def 3).
2.
Cell Biology. a specialized area on the surface of a muscle fiber where a motor neuron makes contact with the muscle, consisting of an irregularly shaped trough into which the terminal portion of the axon fits.
Origin of end plate
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for endplate

endplate

/ˈɛndˌpleɪt/
noun
1.
any usually flat platelike structure at the end of something
2.
(physiol) the flattened end of a motor nerve fibre, which transmits impulses to muscle
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endplate in Medicine

end plate or endplate
n.
The area of synaptic contact between a motor nerve and a muscle fiber.

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