nervus

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Related to nervi nervorum: nervi vasorum, vasa nervorum
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Noun1.nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the bodynervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
radicle - (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)
nerve fiber, nerve fibre - a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
synapse - the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle; "nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters"
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
afferent, afferent nerve, sensory nerve - a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
fasciculus, fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle - a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
depressor nerve, depressor - any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves
musculospiral nerve, nervus radialis, radial nerve - largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles
splanchnic nerve - any of several nerves of the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system that innervate viscera and blood vessels
nervus ischiadicus, sciatic nerve - arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
nervus saphenus, saphenous nerve - a branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot
cubital nerve, nervus ulnaris, ulnar nerve - a nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbow; supplies intrinsic muscles of the hand and the skin of the medial side of the hand
nervus spinalis, spinal nerve - any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
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ner·vus

n. L. nervio.
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The first is entrapment or stretch, whether acute or prolonged, of the nerve can induce neuropathic trunk pain which involves the nervi nervorum.
12) The precise mechanism of chronic pain in leprosy is not yet fully understood and some different pathogenic mechanisms behind neuropathic pain have been suggested such as entrapment of the nerve, firing of the nervi nervorum, axonal damage and regeneration, functional changes such as spontaneous discharges, lowered activation thresholds, and exaggerated responses of the nociceptors.
O uso do gelo e uma das mais antigas formas de analgesia por diminuir a via nervosa aferente nociceptiva por reducao metabolica e isquemia da vasa nervorum e nervi nervorum, em funcao da intensa vasoconstricao.