sensory nerve

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Noun1.sensory nerve - a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
dorsal horn, dorsal root - one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers
afferent neuron, sensory neuron - a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
afferent fiber, sensory fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system
lemniscus, fillet - a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
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latency, duration, amplitude, and conduction velocity of sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) of the sensory nerves of the upper and lower limbs.
The sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) was unable to be obtained using the left superficial peroneal sensory nerve conduction study.
It involves cutting the original sensory nerve cells out of the root and implanting the remaining root directly into a deeper structure in the spinal cord.
infection, limited mouth opening, sensory nerve damage and a need for removal of osteosynthesis material were completed within 12 weeks follow up period.
The results were compared with the obtained sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) and compound muscle action potential (CMAP) by sensory and motor NCS respectively.
The electroneuronographic studies of 11 and 25 November 2014 showed significantly decreased compound muscle action potential (CMAP) amplitudes and preserved sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) amplitudes, with normal distal latencies and conduction velocities, favouring a diagnosis of an AMAN variant of the Guillain-Barre syndrome (Tables 2 and 3).
The guide, which incorporated 3D-printed chemical cues to promote motor and sensory nerve generation, was then implanted into the rat by surgically grafting it to the cut ends of the nerve.
Typically, nerve conduction studies confirm marked impairment of sensory nerve conduction velocities and absent sensory nerve action potentials, but motor nerve conduction velocities are at or slightly below the normal limit.
The results show that the transplanted stem cells act as a "bridge" which allows injured sensory nerve fibers to grow into the spinal cord, rebuild functional nerve connections, and thereby achieve long term restoration of major parts of the lost sensory functions.
Dr Haag says the new treatment , called sensory nerve radio frequency denervation, is only undertaken following a thorough assessment of the patient by his clinical team.
Herpes zoster is a common disease of the dorsal root ganglia and sensory nerve fibers clinically characterized by unilateral painful vesicular eruption of the skin in a dermatomal distribution.
The herpesvirus uses LSD1 to activate some of its own genes to infect a host and later to awaken from its dormant state in the host's sensory nerve cells.