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Synonyms for pathway

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

a trodden path


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8] Lim wrote that cochlear afferent pathway activity can be adjusted by efferent impulses through the subsynaptic cisterns of the inner hair cells.
These agents bind to the vanilloid receptor in the urothelium and/or afferent pathway and produce neural damage, leading to impairment of bladder function and even retention.
6] One method of blocking the ATP afferent pathway is through the use of P2X3 receptor antagonists.
This expression supports the notion that CB2-mediated effects may be regulated by a functional interplay between the endocannabinoid and [mu]-opioid systems, resulting in an indirect activation of opioid receptors expressed in primary afferent pathways (31).
Nair KP, Taly AB, Rao S, Murali T Afferent pathways of sympathetic skin response in spinal cord: a clinical and electrophysiological study.
It was proposed that proinflammatory cytokines are involved in sensitization of bladder afferent pathways under inflammatory conditions and that the sensitization of the bladder afferent pathways might be involved in the pathogenesis of IC.