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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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.
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.
The electrophysiologic evaluation included median distal sensory latencies (DSL), distal motor latencies (DML), sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP), compound muscle action potentials (CMAP), forearm median nerve conduction velocities (MNCV), and wrist-palm motor conduction velocities (MCV).
2 m/sec or reduced sensory nerve conduction velocity (NCV) of the palm-wrist segment <46 m/sec] were included.
The SDR procedure involves sectioning some of the sensory nerve fibres that come from the muscles and enter the spinal cord.
It functions as a cellular sensor for detecting painful mechanical, biochemical and thermal stimuli that cause sensory nerve hyperactivity during chronic pathologies including chronic pain, inflammation, itch and cough.
Orthodromic sensory nerve conduction studies of both the median and ulnar nerves and antidromic sensory nerve conduction studies in both sural nerves were also normal.
This involves cutting some of the sensory nerve fibres that come from the muscles and enter the spinal cord to improve mobility.
This is a sensory nerve that supplies the back and thumb side of the hand and would be prone to injury, particularly when rigid handcuffs are applied to the wrist and twisted or pressure applied.
com/tomsdream SELECTIVE DORSAL RHIZOTOMY (SDR) SDR involves cutting some of the sensory nerve fibres that come from the muscles and enter the spinal cord.
Persons with CMT slowly lose the use of their extremities, and some lose sensory nerve function, thereby impairing their hearing and vision.