myelinated nerve fiber


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Noun1.myelinated nerve fiber - a nerve fiber encased in a sheath of myelinmyelinated nerve fiber - a nerve fiber encased in a sheath of myelin
nerve fiber, nerve fibre - a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
medullary sheath, myelin sheath - a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers
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Nerve biopsy showed moderate myelinated nerve fiber loss, several regenerative clusters, and scattered giant axons.
Caption: Figure 2: (a) Control group, myelinated nerve fiber (MyN), axoplasma (Axp), mitochondria (Mi), internal and external mesaxons (thin arrows), neurofilaments (Nf) in axoplasma (Axp) Electron microscope (EM), and Lead citrate-uranyl acetate, x38.000.
[12] Both latency and conduction velocity depend on the intact, and myelinated nerve fiber as the myelin and node is essential for the fast action potential propagation.
McNeal [21] developed a compartment model for a myelinated nerve fiber and its subthreshold response to external point source stimulation.
Carticaine: action of the local anesthetic on myelinated nerve fiber. Eur J Pharmacol 1980; 62: 73-79.
During his lecture, Waxman described the precise organization of myelinated nerve fiber and how that helps nerve signals to be communicated.
A sampling of contents: optimal signal processing for brain-machine interfaces, functional characterization of adaptive visual encoding, restoration of movement by implantable neural motor prostheses, advances in retinal neuroprosthetics, muscle synergies for motor control, cable equation model for myelinated nerve fiber, and nonlinear approaches to learning and memory.
These neurobehavioral tests include computerized examination of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems and use of a "vibrotactile threshold" as a measure of large myelinated nerve fiber function.
Morphometric analysis of the diameter and g-ratio of the myelinated nerve fibers of the human sciatic nerve during the aging process.
Standard nerve conduction studies predominantly evaluate the large myelinated fibers, whereas QST examines the functions of both large myelinated nerve fibers (vibration), and small A-delta and C nerve fibers (cold and warm) (15).