neural impulse


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Noun1.neural impulse - the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber; "they demonstrated the transmission of impulses from the cortex to the hypothalamus"
electrical discharge - a discharge of electricity
action potential - the local voltage change across the cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted
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During the process, all potential interferences in the Operating Room (OR) were switched off, including the diathermy machine and neural impulse maximiser (NIM) monitoring.
Myogenic mechanisms usually exist in healthy state at the peripheral level to ensure that an inadvertent neural impulse does not trigger a detrusor contraction.[sup.1]
I extended some of the work I was doing with the BioMuse to broader applications, such as a virtual remote control which could use the muscle and neural impulse to identify a pointing gesture, a flicking gesture or a flat-palm stop gesture.
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NAVA (Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist), a new MAQUET breakthrough technology, utilizes sensors in an Edi catheter to direct ventilator output according to the patient's neural impulse to breathe.
A relatively few molecules deactivate neurons by plugging membrane pores, or channels which control the cross-membrane travel of many thousands of sodium ions during a neural impulse. In most animals, vanishingly small amounts of tetrodotoxin have the extremely obvious effect of death.
For instance, a wheelchair that can be pushed forward by neural impulses was designed in 2016; and sports wheelchair have been developed for application during specific sports.
It depends on neural impulses carried by multiple nerves.
The nervous system learns to activate more muscle fibers and the firing rate of neural impulses increases.
According to a March 27thScientific American article, the device doesn't sense neural impulses, but rather detects voltage bursts from muscle fibers in the arm when they contract.
Isolated demyelinated axons can generate reflected neural impulses, which move in directions opposite to normal electrical flow; this may cause the 'buzzing' feeling some people experience with pain.