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motoneuron

[moh-tuh-noo r-on, -nyoo r-] /ˌmoʊ təˈnʊər ɒn, -ˈnyʊər-/
noun, Cell Biology, Physiology
1.
motor neuron.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; moto- (combining form representing motor) + neuron
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motoneuron

/ˌməʊtəʊˈnjʊərɒn/
noun
1.
(anatomy) an efferent nerve cell; motor neuron
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motoneuron in Medicine

motoneuron mo·to·neu·ron (mō'tə-nur'ŏn', -nyur'-)
n.
A motor neuron.

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