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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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Similarly, in a model of OA pain, local administration of CB1 agonist ACEA reduced mechanosensitivity of afferent nerve fibers, suppressing nociceptive transmission in OA and healthy rat knee joints.
9 R1 is a cutaneous originated oligosynaptic reflex, which is transported by trigeminal afferent nerve fibers.