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Afferent nerve

Afferent nerve

(Science: anatomy, physiology) a nerve which transmits impulses from the tissues to the brain and spinal cord (for example sensory nerve).


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Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... pathway going back to the CNS to send sensory information back, called afferent pathway. The autonomic is more complex and contains both efferent ... the gut into its own nervous system. It really is just filled full of nerves and ganglia that help to regulate the huge amount of business down ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
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Re: Vagus Nerve

... a article. * major reference ( in human nervous system (anatomy): Vagus nerve (CN X or 10) ) The vagus nerve has the most extensive distribution ... is the superior ganglion, containing cell bodies of general somatic afferent fibres, and just external to the... * neurological examination ( ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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Dilation or Constriction

Does sympathetic nerve trigger the dilation or constriction of renal afferent artery? thx^^

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by whizzbee
Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:40 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Dilation or Constriction
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The Fiber Disease

... few years, a modern concept of an interactive network between cutaneous nerves, the neuroendocrine axis, and the immune system has been established. ... pruritus, and wound healing. This interaction is mediated by primary afferent as well as autonomic nerves, which release neuromediators and activate ...

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by London
Sat Nov 18, 2006 4:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... stretch receptors of joints and muscles (stance). There are specific nerve receptors for this form of perception, just as there are specific receptors ... "Shaposhnikov and A. V. Zeveke Received: 31 January 1975 Abstract Afferent activity in thin myelinated and unmyelinated cutaneous nerve ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 4:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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