myoneural junction
Point of junction between a motor nerve and the muscle which it activates.

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  • myoneural junction — n NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION * * * see neuromuscular junction * * * neuromuscular j …   Medical dictionary

  • myoneural junction — noun the junction between a nerve fiber and the muscle it supplies • Syn: ↑neuromuscular junction • Hypernyms: ↑synapse * * * noun : the modified point of contact between muscle and motor nerve usually considered to consist of specialized… …   Useful english dictionary

  • myoneural junction — see neuromuscular junction …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Соединение Нервно-Мышечное (Neuromuscular Junction), Синапс Нервно-Мышечный (Myoneural Junction) — зона контакта двигательного окончания и мышечного волокна, которое иннервируется им. Каждое мышечное волокно иннервируется веточкой аксона двигательного нейрона, который, оканчиваясь на волокне, образует двигательную концевую пластинку. Структура …   Медицинские термины

  • junction — The point, line, or surface of union of two parts, mainly bones or cartilages. SYN: juncture. SYN: junctura (2) [TA], junctio. adhering junctions intercellular junctions, including zonulae adherentes, hemidesmosomes, and desmosomes, that… …   Medical dictionary

  • myoneural — Relating to both muscle and nerve; denoting specifically the synapse of the motor neuron with striated muscle fibers: m. junction or motor endplate. SEE ALSO: neuromuscular. [myo + G. neuron, nerve] * * …   Medical dictionary

  • neuromuscular junction — myoneural junction the meeting point of a nerve fibre and the muscle fibre that it supplies. Between the enlarged end of the nerve fibre (motor end plate) and the membrane of the muscle is a gap across which a neurotransmitter must diffuse from… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Neuromuscular junction disease — Classification and external resources MeSH D020511 Neuromuscular junction disease is a medical condition where the normal conduction through the neuromuscular junction fails to function correctly. Autoimmune …   Wikipedia

  • neuromuscular junction — n the junction of an efferent nerve fiber and the muscle fiber plasma membrane called also myoneural junction * * * the meeting point of a nerve fibre and the muscle fibre that it supplies. Between the enlarged end of the nerve fibre (motor end… …   Medical dictionary

  • neuromuscular junction — ▪ biochemistry also called  myoneural junction        site of chemical communication between a fibre and a muscle cell. The neuromuscular junction is analogous to the synapse between two neurons (neuron). A nerve fibre divides into many terminal… …   Universalium

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