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Unmyelinated fibres

unmyelinated fibres

A fibre having no myelin covering (cNS); a naked axon; in the PNS represented by all axons lying in troughs in a single schwann cell (schwann cell unit); a slow conducting fibre.

Synonym: gray fibres, nonmedullated fibres, remak's fibres.

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... of the skin is induced by the activation of nociceptive nerve fibres followed by vasodilation and an increase in vascular permeability. Nociceptors belong to the group of unmyelinated (C-fibre) or myelinated (A-fibre) sensory nerve fibres that innervate ...

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