nervus


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Related to nervus: nervus accessorius, nervus vagus, nervus terminalis, Nervus Intermedius Neuralgia, nervus pudendus
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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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Ein Fall von Nervenpropfung des Nervus facialis auf den Nervus hypoglossus.
The patient had bilateral nervus abducens paralysis and a prominent bilateral vertical nystagmus.
De resectie van den nervus obturatorius bij arthritis deformans van hel heupgewricht.
haftada yapilan elektromiyografisinde (EMG), nervus medianus'ta total ileti blogu ve sekonder aksonal dejenerasyon ile giden fokal segmental demiyelinizasyon, nervus radialis parsiyel aksonal dejenerasyonu, nervus ulnaris'te parsiyel ileti blogu, sekonder aksonal dejenerasyon ve ilimli rejenerasyon ile giden fokal segmental demiyelinizasyon saptandi.
This edition has new illustrations and new chapters on sudden unilateral neuralgiform conjunctival injection tearing headache, primary thunderclap headache, hypnic headache, nummular headache, atypical odontalgia, burning mouth syndrome, nervus intermedius neuralgia, red ear syndrome, clival chordoma syndrome, glomus tumor of the shoulder, osteonecrosis of the elbow joint, driver's elbow, boxer's knuckle, trigger wrist, superior cluneal nerve entrapment syndrome, clitoral priapism, breaststroker's knee, glomus tumor of the knee, and fabella syndrome.
In the 1400s a nervous person was actually "sinewy and vigorous" - as the Latin word nervus applied to both sinews and nerves.
Rather than view her vagina as merely a receptacle and her body as property, she begins to believe she deserves her middle name, Precious: "I think how alive I am, every part of me that is cells, proteens, neutrons, hairs, pussy, eyeballs, nervus system, brain" (137).
Ultrastructural evaluation of the effects of cinnamon on the nervus ischiadicus in diabetic rats.