Definitions for "Neuromuscular junction"
The point at which a nerve and a muscle meet. This is where the signal that is being carried along a nerve is passed to a muscle cell. The signal is then translated into electrical activity leading to a muscle contraction.
Generic term for close apposition of nerve terminal and muscle and gland cell. Specialized for release and action of transmitters. See also motor endplate.
The location where a motoneuron meets a muscle fiber; activation of this neuron causes the muscle fiber to contract.