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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The area of synaptic contact between a motor nerve and a muscle fiber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of the flat expansions in which motor nerve fibers terminate on muscular fibers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the expanded termination of a motor nerve in a muscular fiber under the sarcolemma.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle
  • n. the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle

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