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Brain function

Postby Bio30 » Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:42 pm

Could you please explain about "axo-axonal reflex".

Thank you in advance
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Re: Brain function

Postby beautiful » Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:09 am

This is in terms of Brain functions. This is an effect brought about by the passage of the nerve impulses from a sensory ending to the effector organ along divisions of the nerve fibre without traversing a synapse, Example,the vasodilation is resulting from the irritation of the conjunctiva; the reaction occurs even when the nerve fibre has been sectioned and thus isolated from the nervous centres.
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