afferent nerve

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Synonyms for afferent nerve

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

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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.
The staple line is excised from the cranial section of the afferent limb, and either oversewn with 3.
A small opening remains at the anterior wall just below the afferent limb, which is where the ureteric stents will pass through the neobladder and into the ureters.
The afferent limb and ureters are lined up on the right side.
Stimulation of the superficial and deep cardiac plexuses, which connect to the afferent limb of the hiccup reflex arc, caused by acute anterolateral myocardial infarction, can lead to persistent and intractable hiccups.