what is a motor neuron and what are its functions?

Asked by ayushikas | 9th Jul, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

A neuron that conveys impulses from the central nervous system to a muscle, gland, or other effector tissue is called a motor neuron.

Upon adequate stimulation, the motor neuron releases a flood of neurotransmitters that bind to postsynaptic receptors and triggers a response in the muscle fiber.

Answered by  | 15th Jul, 2010, 12:41: PM

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