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tension

get on someone's nerves

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nerve yourself

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  • brace yourself
  • prepare yourself
  • steel yourself
  • fortify yourself
  • gear yourself up
  • gee yourself up

Synonyms for nerve

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The author hypothesized that the use of this procedure to remove a benign pleomorphic adenoma might result in even less morbidity (transient or permanent facial nerve dysfunction, facial contour disfigurement, Frey's syndrome, and hypoesthesia) without increasing the risk of recurrence if only a 1-cm margin of normal parotid parenchyma was removed and if the posterior branches of the great auricular nerve were preserved.
During parotidectomy, the great auricular nerve, located near the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and anterior to the mastoid tip, is often sacrificed at the parotid inferior pole.
The author hypothesized that partial superficial parotidectomy with facial nerve dissection and preservation might result in even less morbidity if only a 1-cm margin of normal parotid parenchyma was removed and the posterior branches of the great auricular nerve were preserved.
The cervical plexus consists of the ventral primary divisions of the first four cervical spinal nerves and gives rise to (1) the muscular branches, including the phrenic nerve and nervus descendens cervicalis, as well as (2) the sensory branches, including the lesser occipital, transverse cutaneous, supraclavicular, and great auricular nerves.
The great auricular nerve usually has 8 to 9 fascicles (3), which is significantly less than the number in the IAN (44%) and LN (52%).
The great auricular nerve is a polyfascicular nerve with grouping, a pattern that more closely approximates the fascicular pattern of the IAN and LN than the sural nerve (4).
Harvesting the great auricular nerve results in numbness to the ear, lateral neck, and skin overlying the posterior aspect of the mandible.
4) The most commonly affected nerves are the ulnar (claw hand), median (ape hand), common peroneal (foot drop), facial, and great auricular nerves.