pilomotor


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pilomotor

(ˌpaɪləʊˈməʊtə)
adj
(Physiology) physiol causing movement of hairs: pilomotor nerves.
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Although less commonly, MPS patients have also reported autonomic dysfunction including diaphoresis, lacrimation, flushing, dermatographia, pilomotor activity, and temperature changes (5), which adds to the uncertainty surrounding the sensitivity and specificity of differential diagnosis of FM versus MPS.
thick moveable hides, short and straight hairs, sensitive pilomotor nervous system, an erector pili muscle which makes the hairs standup provocation by flies, ticks etc.
Additional analyses within the same cohort have shown that, in patients with PD, the amount of [alpha]-synuclein positive nerve fibers normalized to total intraepidermal nerve fiber density ([alpha]-synuclein ratio) is enhanced in both sympathetic cholinergic (sweat gland innervating) and sympathetic adrenergic (pilomotor muscle innervating) nerve fibers.
Another study used skin biopsies with quantification of [alpha]-synuclein deposition in pilomotor and sudomotor nerve fibers normalized to the overall intraepidermal nerve fiber density.
The mechanism of nipple erection appears to be similar to that of the pilomotor reflex.
The complex neural interconnections between somatic and autonomic nervous systems account for the nonspecific pain and referred autonomic dysfunction that may be represented in the form of abnormal vasomotor, pilomotor and sudomotor activity occasionally associated with LDH.
Other [alpha]-adrenergic responses include inhibition of gastrointestinal activity, mydriasis, and contraction of pilomotor muscles.
[47.] Tinuper P, Cerullo A, De Carilos P et al: Video-polygraph in "pure" pilomotor seizures.