internuncial


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Related to internuncial: enkephalinergic

in·ter·nun·cial

 (ĭn′tər-nŭn′shəl)
adj.
Linking two neurons in a neuronal pathway.


in′ter·nun′cial·ly adv.

internuncial

(ˌɪntəˈnʌnʃəl)
adj
1. (Physiology) physiol (esp of neurons) interconnecting. See internode
2. (Roman Catholic Church) of, relating to, or emanating from a papal internuncio

in•ter•nun•cial

(ˌɪn tərˈnʌn ʃəl)

adj.
serving to connect sensory and motor nerve cells.
[1835–45; < Latin internūnti(us) intermediary + -al1]
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Since internuncial neurons run to both Edinger-Westphal nuclei, light input to the normal eye results in signals being sent in the efferent motor neurons to the abnormal and normal eyes.
Researchers (11), (12) believe that an initial nociceptive afferent stimulation can sensitize a wide range of multireceptive neurons in the spinal internuncial neuron pool that are at the center of an abnormal reflex.
Internuncial neurones run to both ipsilateral and contralateral Edinger-Westphal nuclei.