Motor-neurons Sentence Examples
The pons sends messages, shutting off the motor neurons in the spinal cord.
Thus the tonus of the motor neurons of the spinal cord is much lessened by rupture of the great afferent root cells which normally play upon them.
This explanation assumes that after recovery from polio the surviving giant motor neurons must labor more than normal neurons just to maintain daily activities.
These become the parent motor neurons for those muscle fibers that were orphaned initially.
These vastly enlarged motor units make it possible for fewer motor neurons to do the work of many.Advertisement
The ventral horns are where motor neurons leave the spinal cord.
For instance, weakness may accompany damage to nerves that carry both sensory and motor neurons.
Normal voluntary muscle contraction begins when electrical signals are sent from the brain through the spinal cord along nerve cells called motor neurons.
These include both the upper motor neurons within the brain and the lower motor neurons within the spinal cord and leading out to the muscle.
Interruption of brain mechanisms and overly sensitive motor neurons may result from damage to the nerve pathways.Advertisement
These electrical signals pass along upper motor neurons through the midbrain to the spinal cord.
The axons of the motor neurons are, inasmuch as they are nerve fibres in nerve trunks, easily accessible to artificial stimuli.