nerve pathway


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Noun1.nerve pathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brainnerve pathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
optic radiation, radiatio optica - a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
commissure - a bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord
cerebral peduncle, peduncle - a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
substantia alba, white matter - whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
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Not every man will do well on drugs like Viagra (PDE5), which depend on a man having an intact nerve pathway, Burns says.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Maestro Rechargeable System for certain obese adults was approved, the first weight loss treatment device that targets the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach that controls feelings of hunger and fullness.
Involvement of the parasympathetic nerve pathway inhibits normal constriction of the pupil and results in dilation.
American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists ASET), the most common procedures are electroencephalograms, which record the ongoing electrical activity in the brain to evaluate for seizures and epilepsy; polysomnograms, which evaluate for sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea; evoked potential studies, which evaluate the complete nerve pathway by response to external stimulus; and nerve conduction studies, which evaluate the peripheral nerve integrity.
The precise anatomical site is along the median nerve pathway, two finger widths below the wrist crease.
A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation ( TENS) unit delivers a tiny electrical current through electrodes taped to the skin to key points on a nerve pathway.
Even small amounts of light are enough to affect the nerve pathway, sending victims running for the shadows.
The nerve pathway was 19 times out of 20 in the subpiriformis canal.
The team's studies, reported in the Lancet, suggest that as bulimia develops it affects a nerve pathway involved in satiety and vomiting.
By observing the rodents' reaction to various painful stimuli, the researchers then determined whether the absence of this descending nerve pathway affected the ability to sense pain.
Food and Drug Administration today approved the Maestro Rechargeable System for certain obese adults, the first weight loss treatment device that targets the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach that controls feelings of hunger and fullness.
With RSD, pain is caused by an abnormality occurring somewhere along a nerve pathway.