motor nerve n.
An efferent nerve conveying an impulse that excites muscular contraction.
Its action is propagated from a motor nerve to a muscle, and is kept up for some time.
The motor nerve of the tongue is the ninth pair, the hypoglossal.
The motor nerve ends in minute filaments in the muscular organ which it governs.
He also demonstrated that no motor nerve ever passes through a ganglion.
Facial Nerve, a motor nerve which supplies the muscles of expression on either side of the face.
The first is called a sensory nerve cell, the second a motor nerve cell.
This idea is translated by the central nervous mechanism into a set of motor nerve impulses.
From this central nervous system or exchange all the motor nerve cells extend to the muscles.
Muscular contractions result from the transmission to the muscular fibers of motor nerve impulses.
The hand and arm, or foot, trails helplessly, owing to motor nerve failure.