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Cutaneous nerve

Cutaneous nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) a mixed nerve supplying a region of the skin, including its sensory endings, blood vessels, smooth muscle and glands.

Synonym: nervus cutaneus.


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... This review focuses on the role of the peripheral nervous system in cutaneous biology and disease. During the last few years, a modern concept of an interactive network between cutaneous nerves, the neuroendocrine axis, and the immune system has been established. We ...

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... stretch receptors of joints and muscles (stance). There are specific nerve receptors for this form of perception, just as there are specific receptors ... 1975 Abstract Afferent activity in thin myelinated and unmyelinated cutaneous nerve fibers was analyzed by an impulse collision method and by ...

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... As posted earlier: Specific receptors in the endings of those afferent nerve fibres in the skin can be activated by a huge variety of substances ... one of the abstracts at the lovely Psychodermatology Convention: Psychocutaneous Disorders of Hair and Scalp Ralph M. Trüeb, Department of Dermatology, ...

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