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Motor Neurons

Summary Information: Motor Neurons

Motor Neurons: Motor neurons are one type of neuron, the cells that make up the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Motor neurons are unique, specialized cells that have the ability to transmit signals or "commands" to the body in the form of impulses from the brain and spinal cord.

The basic structure of motor neurons includes a cell body, dendrites, and axons. Conditions that can afflict motor neurons include neuromuscular diseases, motor neuron diseases, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord transection, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Motor Neurons

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Motor Neurons

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Other Names: Motor Neurons

The following are other names for the organ: Motor Neurons:

  • Efferent Neurons
  • Motor nerve cells
  • Motor nerve fibers

Sub Parts: Motor Neurons

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Motor Neurons

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