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


Innervate contralateral targets.


Innervate ipsilateral targets.


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

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