sensory fiber


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Synonyms for sensory fiber

a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system

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22] Whereas the neuropathy affects small sensory fiber in usual conditions, patient's feelings on the relevant pain are often presented as burning pain, numbness, and paresthesia in the feet.
Information from these sensory fibers enters the spinal cord at the dorsal-root entry zone and follows any one of several pathways (see Figure 2).
They found that these sensory fibers wire together in the spinal cord with another group of neurons known as RORα neurons, named for a specific type of molecular gate found on each cell's nucleus.
The extensive nerve network in the submucosa contains visceral sensory fibers mainly of sympathetic origin, parasympathetic (terminal) ganglia, and preganglionic and postganglionic parasympathetic nerve fibers.
Sensory fibers of the median nerve and motor fibers of the deltoid and biceps muscles are affected in upper trunk lesions of the brachial plexus and motor fibers to the triceps muscles are affected in middle trunk lesions of the brachial plexus unlike TOS.
4 The effect of these changes was demonstrated by Dorfman and Bosley who found age dependent decrease in conduction velocity of both motor and sensory fibers.
Fuh proposed that the underlying mechanism for the co-morbid association could be the "activation of sensory fibers within ectopic endometrial tissue, [leading] to hyperactivity of neurons throughout the central nervous system.
UCLA researchers Sandra Rieger and Alvaro Sagasti found that hydrogen peroxide, a chemical signal released by wounded skin cells promotes the regeneration of sensory fibers, thus helping to ensure that touch sensation is restored to healing skin.
The periodontal tissues are innervated by sensory fibers of the maxillary and mandibular divisions of the trigeminal nerve.
The second division of the trigeminal nerve supplies sensory fibers to the nasal mucosa.
All the cranial nerves that carry sensory fibers have prominent ganglia near their points of connection with the brain.
The small sensory fibers that carry pain impulses are more sensitive to thermal lesions and can be sufficiently destroyed without compromising touch or motor function (Hickey, 2002).
For example, when there's a stroke in the internal capsule, it might interrupt sensory fibers, motor fibers, and fibers involved in other functions--all of which run very close to one another.
For example, a stroke in the internal capsule might interrupt sensory fibers, motor fibers, and fibers involved in other functions, all running very close to one another.