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transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers

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a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

of nerves and nerve impulses

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This occurs because part of the afferent parasympathetic visual pathway from the affected eye has been completely disrupted.
Synbiotic nourishment research by Bengmark supports my earlier synbiotic nutrient research on the importance of biomolecular nutrient and cell polarity formats that are critical to adequately nourish stem cell niches, the gut habitat, and afferent regenerative functions.
The afferent limb of the neobladder, into which the uretero-ileal anastomoses are later performed, is positioned on the right hand side of the pelvis, and is not detubularized.
5,7) It has been proposed that stimulation originating from the superficial and deep cardiac plexuses connect to the afferent limb of the hiccup reflex arc causing hiccups.
Just a few nerves, called afferent fibers, extend from the central nervous system to the stomach, Powley agrees.
Third Step in Moderate to Severe Pain - Antidepressant To Decrease Afferent Perception of Pain, Anxiety, Depression, and Possibly Prevent Stress-Associated Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
shift of afferent drive of dorsal column nuclear cells following
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Barostim Therapy is designed to activate the Baroreflex through the afferent (sensory) pathway causing a simultaneous reduction in sympathetic activity and increase in parasympathetic activity.
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The parasympathetic innervation of the pupil consists of four neurons comprising afferent and efferent pathways (see Figure 1).
Evoquant la mise a jour de l'arsenal juridique afferent au domaine forestier, M.
However, our FES+RTT system was not engineered with as much intent to produce a certain gait trajectory during training; rather, the primary goal of our design was to time FES of the TA to coincide with afferent feedback that was naturally generated during WSTT in an attempt to reinforce this afferent activity.