peripheral nervous system

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peripheral nervous system

The part of the vertebrate nervous system constituting the nerves outside the central nervous system and including the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, and sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.

periph′eral nerv′ous sys`tem

the portion of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord.

pe·riph·er·al nervous system

In vertebrate animals, the part of the nervous system that lies outside of the brain and spinal cord. It includes the nerves that extend to the limbs. Compare central nervous system.

peripheral nervous system

A network of nerves linking the brain and spinal cord to other parts of the body. Some control voluntary acts, others automatic responses. See autonomic nervous system, somatic nervous system.
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Noun1.peripheral nervous system - the section of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cordperipheral nervous system - the section of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
periferní nervová soustava
det perifere nervesystem
sistema nervioso periférico
système nerveux périphérique

pe·riph·er·al ner·vous sys·tem

n. sistema nervioso periférico, nervios situados fuera del sistema nervioso central.
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Keywords: Lignosus rhinocerotis; aqueous extract; peripheral nerve regeneration; functional recovery; neurotoxicity
[USA], July 21 (ANI): Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing anxiety prior to a peripheral nerve block procedure, claim researchers.
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients undergoing preoperative peripheral nerve block placement have a similar change in anxiolytic scores when they receive music medicine versus midazolam, according to a study published online July 18 in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine.
It worked just as well as a tranquilizer before patients received a peripheral nerve block prior to their procedure, the researchers said.
Presented in an outline format, this book provides differential diagnoses for about 230 symptoms, physical and radiological signs, and other abnormal findings in neurology and neurosurgery, organized by epidemiological characteristics of neurological diseases, neuroradiology, developmental and acquired anomalies and pediatric disorders, cranial nerve disorders, neuro-ophthalmology, intracranial tumors, demyelinating diseases and brain atrophy, stroke, spinal disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, movement disorders, neurotrauma, infections of the central nervous system, pain, and neurorehabilitation.
Keywords: Fasciculations, Peripheral nerve hyper-excitability, Voltage gated potassium channels.
According to the company, NOCITA is US FDA-approved for single-dose infiltration into the surgical site to provide local post-operative analgesia for cranial cruciate ligament surgery in dogs and as a peripheral nerve block to provide regional post-operative analgesia following owner-elected onychectomy in cats.
A study12 found GSI and trauma as the primary causes of peripheral nerve injuries and a similar trend was observed in other series.7,8-10 The apparent reason is an increase in the incidence of MVA and upsurge of violence in the society.
Request TOC of this Report- Neuro ablation devices are medical devices that are applied to iatrogenic Peripheral Nerve Injury (PNI).
Peripheral nerve injury is debilitating, causing loss of sensation and muscle control, chronic pain and permanent disability.
[8] Peripheral nerve myelination also occurs during this period.

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