sensory nerve

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Noun1.sensory nerve - a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
dorsal horn, dorsal root - one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers
afferent neuron, sensory neuron - a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
afferent fiber, sensory fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system
lemniscus, fillet - a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
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During osteoarthritis, synovial fluid becomes less viscous and these inflammatory substances come into direct contact with sensory nerve cells in the joint, producing the sensation of pain.
Normal sensory latency, sensory nerve action potential, sensory nerve conduction velocity, sural nerve bilateral, median nerve, ulnar nerve right were conducted (table).
In the electroneuromyographic examination (ENMG) of the patient, the speed of the motor and sensory nerve transmission, compound muscle action potential (CMAP) amplitudes and sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) amplitudes in the bilateral lower extremities were normal.
iovera[degrees] safely and effectively freezes nerves while protecting surrounding tissue, using the body's natural response to cold to immediately block a sensory nerve from sending pain signals.
[12-14] However, data regarding Sensory Nerve Conduction Velocity (SNCV) in malnourished children are very limited.
with relatively longer duration of diabetes, some of the sensory nerve conduction parameters were affected.
Trigeminal sensory fibers innervating the dura mater run perivascularly along middle meningeal artery and its branches (3) therefore changes in the diameter of meningeal arteries can be readily sensed by these trigeminal sensory nerve terminals.
The filter bandwidth was 20 Hz-2 kHz for sensory nerve conduction studies and 10 Hz-10 kHz for motor nerve conduction studies.
Sensory nerve damage leads to decreased sensation (feeling like you're wearing socks or gloves when you're not), inability to detect pain (such as a cut on the foot), and loss of position (proprioception) that can make it difficult to coordinate movements, like walking or buttoning a shirt.
A medical team had received the patient and was examined by the cochlear implant team and the necessary tests showed the presence of sensory nerve weakness, then it was decided that an operation shall be performed for the patient and the work of implanting the electronic cuckoo, following a selecting an appropriate device.