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neuromuscular

[noo r-oh-muhs-kyuh-ler, nyoo r-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or affecting both nerves and muscles.
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Origin of neuromuscular

First recorded in 1875–80; neuro- + muscular
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Examples from the Web for neuromuscular

Historical Examples

  • Resting on the sheath are paired dorsal arch elements, more numerous than the neuromuscular segments.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for neuromuscular

neuromuscular

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or affecting nerves and muscles
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neuromuscular in Medicine

neuromuscular

(nur′ō-mŭskyə-lər)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or affecting both nerves and muscles.
  2. Having the characteristics of both nervous and muscular tissue.
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