motor neuron definition

  • noun:
    • A neuron that conveys impulses through the central nervous system to a muscle, gland, or other effector tissue.
    • A neuron found in the central nervous system that projects its axon outside of the CNS and directly or indirectly control muscles.
    • a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal-cord

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