motoneuron

[ moh-tuh-noo r-on, -nyoo r- ]
/ ˌmoʊ təˈnʊər ɒn, -ˈnyʊər- /

noun Cell Biology, Physiology.

motor neuron.

Nearby words

  1. moto perpetuo,
  2. moto-,
  3. motocross,
  4. motofacient,
  5. moton,
  6. motor,
  7. motor area,
  8. motor ataxia,
  9. motor camp,
  10. motor caravan

Origin of motoneuron

1905–10; moto- (combining form representing motor) + neuron

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British Dictionary definitions for motoneuron

motoneuron

/ (ˌməʊtəʊˈnjʊərɒn) /

noun

anatomy an efferent nerve cell; motor neuron
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Medicine definitions for motoneuron

motoneuron

[ mō′tə-nurŏn′ ]

n.

A motor neuron.

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