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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

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By injecting the needle tangentially, disruption of a relatively larger number of nerve endings occurs, as the needle tracks through more superficial skin resulting in pain.
The researchers, who published their results in the current issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials, developed a novel hybrid conduit that consisted of a soft material, called a hydrogel, as an external wall along with an internal wall made of an electrically-active conducting polymer to serve as a tunnel that guides the regrowth and reconnection of the severed nerve endings.
A direct suture of the nerve endings with a regularly extended knee was not conceivable; yet it was noted that if the knee was in 90[degrees] flexion, the nerve endings could be approximated enough so that a direct suture was possible (Figs 1-2).
The formulation incorporates neurosensine, a calming ingredient that inhibits neuro mediator production in nerve endings to neutralize inflammation.
Once activated, the virus affects nerve endings in the skin, where it starts to replicate on the edge of the lips, sometimes without warning but occasionally you'll feel a tingling or itching sensation, followed by weeping and/or ulceration.
The cervix has no surface nerve endings but it is sensitive to pressure and some women love the sensation of having it stimulated.
Topics include the influence of structural substrates in synaptic plasticity, artificial synapses in neuronal networks, two models of dopamine deafferentiation through synaptic alterations of the striatum, control system modeling in research on seratonin function and behavior, tetanus-derived protein in the analysis of neuronal networks, special nerve endings of the central nervous system for release of bioactive molecules, vesicle pools and their regulation by calcium-dependent regulation, properties of parallel fiber synapsis in vivo, field CA3 of the hippocampus, and the organization of the central nervous system.
I certainly hope that laboratorians who respond to articles in the future look beyond the statements that twixt certain nerve endings with their own jobs and remain focused on what the real issue is.
Our fingers have more nerve endings that any other part of our body, with more than 200 pain receptors every square centimetre of skin.
Treatments for acute organophosphate poisoning focus on stopping the buildup of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine at nerve endings.
Oaklander's lab of 18 CRPS-I patients show 30% fewer small-fiber nerve endings in painful CRPS-affected areas.
When pressed against the sample site, a series of eight raised dots on the platform stimulate the nerve endings, which sends a message of comfort to the brain--masking the weaker pain stimulus from the lancet.
Anyone who has had chickenpox is at risk for shingles, a painful rash that occurs when the varicella virus reactivates after years of lying dormant in nerve endings.
Williams, 22, severed a nerve in his right shoulder when taking a fall on the Evan Williams-trained The Spacer in a handicap chase, and had to undergo an eight-and-a-half-hour operation at Morriston Hospital in Swansea in which nerve endings from above his right ankle were transplanted to his shoulder.
This disc quivers with almost as many raw nerve endings as Hole's Live Through This.