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Lower Motor Neurons

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The central nervous system influences the activity of skeletal muscle through two types of neurons: upper and lower motor neurons (UMN and LMN).

What properties are associated with lower motor neurons?

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A

Originate in the brainstem or spinal cord, terminating at the neuromuscular junction.

B

Innervate contralateral targets.

C

Innervate ipsilateral targets.

D

Originate in the cerebral cortex, terminating in the brainstem or spinal cord.