effector

effector
effector [e fek′tər, ifek′tər]
n.
[L, a producer < effectus: see EFFECT]
1. a muscle, gland, cell, etc. capable of responding to a stimulus, esp. to a nerve impulse
2. that part of a nerve which transmits an impulse to an organ of response

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