nerve pathway


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Synonyms for nerve pathway

a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain

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Morphine, however, seems to work on a separate nerve pathway in the spinal cord, says Mantyh.
It has electrophysiological equipment for non-invasive, objective assessment of normal and diseased retinas and the optic nerve pathway to visual cortex, in children and adults.
Such reactions involve a simple nerve pathway controlling a specific behavior.
Snipping a nerve pathway in the spinal cord may bring instant relief
The production of melatonin is controlled by light filtered through a nerve pathway from the eyes to the pineal gland in the brain.
Photo: Nerve pathway for pupil constriction in rats.
15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved EnteroMedic's VBLOC vagal blocking therapy, delivered via the Maestro System, which is the first medical device approved for obesity treatment that targets the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach.
The Company is confident that by combining the right nerve pathway interruption with a selection of carefully targeted patients, renal denervation will deliver clinical value to patients with drug-refractory hypertension.
HoMedics, innovative leader in consumer health, wellness and electronic lifestyle products, has introduced the Rapid Relief Electronic Pain Relief Pad - a wireless, completely portable Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) device, available over-the-counter, that instantly blocks the nerve pathway from transmitting pain signals from sore and aching muscles.
Recent publications have suggested that reliably interrupting the sympathetic nerve pathways may have beneficial effects in patients with hypertension," observed Dr.
Team members will seek to map the nerve pathways that underlie intestinal inflammation, with a focus on determining the correlations between animal models and human neural circuitry.
The purpose of her study, which involves sending electrical stimulation to broken spinal cords, was to learn more about nerve pathways, not to actually make patients move.
Often though, we see it manifested after physical insult to the greater or lesser occipital nerve pathways i.
At the same time, the researchers have shown that the hormones stimulate different nerve pathways, ultimately, however, affecting complementary brain regions.
He said: "My brain had to sort of reform the nerve pathways that had been severed in the accident.