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1. motor-assisted

adjective. relying on an engine for propulsion in addition to muscle power.

Synonyms

  • assisted

Antonyms

  • unbacked
  • single-handed

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2. neuron

noun. ['ˈnʊrɑːn'] a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses.

Synonyms

  • axon
  • dendrite
  • motor neuron
  • efferent neuron
  • systema nervosum
  • axone
  • sensory neuron
  • motor nerve fiber
  • nerve cell
  • ganglion cell
  • afferent neuron
  • gangliocyte
  • vegetative cell
  • brain cell
  • motoneuron
  • nervous system

3. motor

noun. ['ˈmoʊtɝ'] machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion.

Synonyms

  • stepper
  • electric motor
  • machine
  • stepping motor

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go
  • rise
  • precede

Etymology

  • moto (Latin)

4. motor

adjective. ['ˈmoʊtɝ'] conveying information to the muscles from the CNS.

Synonyms

  • centrifugal
  • motorial

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • moto (Latin)

5. motor

verb. ['ˈmoʊtɝ'] travel or be transported in a vehicle.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • ride
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel
  • take

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • moto (Latin)

6. motor

noun. ['ˈmoʊtɝ'] a nonspecific agent that imparts motion.

Antonyms

  • rush

Etymology

  • moto (Latin)

7. motor

adjective. ['ˈmoʊtɝ'] causing or able to cause motion.

Synonyms

  • motive

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • moto (Latin)

Example sentences of the word motor-neuron


1. Noun Phrase
PBP is characterized by a degeneration of the lower motor neurons within the brain stem and leads to muscle weakness of the body.

2.
Noun Phrase
According to the ALS Society of Canada, PLS affects upper
motor neurons, which are found in the brain, but does not affect lower motor neurons, which are found in the spinal cord.

3.
Noun Phrase
A
motor neuron contacts a muscle cell at a structure called a motor end plate.

4.
Noun Phrase
The upper and lower
motor neuron**s die off and stop sending signals to your muscles.

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