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Definition of "neuromuscular" []

  • Of, relating to, or affecting both nerves and muscles. (adjective)
  • Having the characteristics of both nervous and muscular tissue. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neuromuscular" in a sentence
  • "Below are some of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's recent and ongoing studies in neuromuscular disease."
  • "Kentucky's lawyer disagreed with Justice Stevens, but Mr. Alper said his research into state laws and regulations governing animal euthanasia revealed that concerns about pain motivated decisions to ban the use of the paralytics, which also are called neuromuscular blocking agents."
  • "This synapse-like connection between nerve and muscle is called the neuromuscular junction (or myoneural junction)."