Definition of motor point in English:

motor point

noun

Physiology Medicine
  • 1A point in the motor cortex which, when stimulated electrically, produces the contraction of a specific voluntary muscle or group of muscles (now rare).

  • 2The point at which a motor nerve enters a muscle, over which an electric current applied to the skin will stimulate the muscle to contract.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science.