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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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101),(102) Coupled activation of a climbing fiber and parallel fibers induces LTP, whereas stimulation of only parallel fibers induces LTD at parallel fiber-inter-neuron synapses.
Cerebellar LTD is a long-lasting decrease in the transmission efficacy at parallel fiber-Purkinje cell synapses, which is induced by co-activation of parallel fibers and a climbing fiber.
1992) Calcium transients evoked by climbing fiber and parallel fiber synaptic inputs in guinea pig cerebellar Purkinje neurons.
1990) Calcium is an intracellular mediator of the climbing fiber in induction of cerebellar long-term depression.
Excitatory and inhibitory populations (parallel/ climbing fibers Vs basket/satellite and Golgi cells) play differently in LTD and RP (Crepel et al.