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Nerve endings

nerve endings

Specialised terminations of peripheral neurons. Nerve endings include neuroeffector junction(s) by which neurons activate target organs and sensory receptors (see receptors, sensory) which transduce information from the various sensory modalities and send it centrally in the nervous system. Presynaptic nerve endings are presynaptic terminals.


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Human Collembola Infestations

... explained that I had a bad reaction to something. I never knew that the nerve endings under my skin can make me feel like I have bugs jumping and crawling on me. He said ...

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Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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... the allergist and he said that we both have something wrong with the nerve endings and told us to take zyrtec 10mg allergy once at night for two weeks and if we don't ...

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by sunshine123
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:37 am
 
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Re: Evolution of the nervous system

... question. To Anna55: imagine what our bodies would be like if all nerves, up to the nerve endings of sensory nerves, were encased in bone.

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by Gavin
Sun Nov 06, 2011 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the nervous system
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... interneurons that are responsible for relaying information, whereas nerve endings that actually receive tactile information (corpuscles, etc.) aren't as numerous. They ...

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by aptitude
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Axons generate impulse or transfers information
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Transport In Plants

... , expands to allow body movement, cools body temperature, houses nerve endings ,enabling to feel pressure or pain

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by kika
Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:40 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transport In Plants
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