somatosensory system

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it must correspond to a peripheral innervation territory (nerves, fascicles, roots) or to the topographic representation of a body part in the central nervous system; 2) clinical suspicion of a relevant lesion or disease that affects the peripheral or central somatosensory system and with a temporal link between the lesion or disease causing the pain.
2014) Distribution of gastrin-releasing peptide in the rat trigeminal and spinal somatosensory systems.
Balance requires a high level of cognitive neural function and an intact neuromuscular system with afferent information from vision, vestibular, musculoskeletal and somatosensory systems [2-4].
We found that birth regulates neuronal circuit formation not only in the somatosensory system but also in the visual system.
Because the somatosensory system in general and proprioception in particular influence balance status, it is possible that the kinesthetic senses in the children's joints improved after eight weeks of balance training.
The rest of the book contains sections on forebrain structure, the evolution of function and maps in the somatosensory system, and some causes and consequences of aspects of brain evolution.
The somatosensory system provides proprioceptive information from the peripheral mechanoreceptors to the CNS in order to maintain balance (Treleaven 2008).
KBA challenges the vestibular, visual and somatosensory systems (with adaptations generally occurring only in the somatosensory system).
In Information processing in the Somatosensory System, O.
The somatosensory system is responsible for the manifestation of proprioception, defined as the sensitivity of postural and movement of the limbs and the rest of the body without using the sense of sight (Kandel et al.
Two of the main lemnothalamic pathways are shown from the dorsal column nuclei to the ventral posterolateral nucleus (VPL) for the somatosensory system and from retinal ganglion cells directly to the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (DLGN) for the visual system.
The vestibular system of the inner ear senses changes in body position together with signals from the eyes, and the somatosensory system, the muscles in the legs (proprioceptor muscles) and feet, to help the brain control balance.
Moller devised a theory of a nonclassic pathway of hearing, which he likened to the role of the somatosensory system in vision.
Traditionally found in the somatosensory system, the receptors are now believed to be located in additional sensory systems.
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