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mixed nerve

n.
A nerve that contains both sensory and motor fibers.
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mixed′ nerve′


n.
a nerve composed of both sensory and motor fibers.
[1875–80]
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It is a mixed nerve which ensures the sensation of the sexual organs such as penis, scrotum, clitoris and labia, and innervates the muscles of the perineus and the pelvic floor.
The nerves studied are motor sensory and mixed nerves. They can be studied by stimulating the nerve with the recording electrode placed over the distal muscle, sensory cutaneous nerve or entire mixed nerve respectively.
Long-latency reflex (LLR), also called transcortical reflex loop, is one of the late responses obtained by submaximal stimulation of a mixed nerve. Since LLR operates through the cerebral cortex, [1] they add flexibility to the human stretch reflex, thereby allowing it to adapt across a range of functional tasks.
These authors call for caution when motor nerve or mixed nerve is damaged because then the surgeon should consider using nerve (intrafascicular) graft.