sensory nerve

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sensory nerve

[′sen·sə·rē ‚nərv]
(neuroscience)
A nerve that conducts afferent impulses from the periphery to the central nervous system.
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Peripheral nerves can be harvested as a free nerve with mixed motor and sensory fibers that need to be revascularized by the third day to avoid fibrosis.
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.
PICs excite sensory fibers in the vagus nerve and may be a key mediator of hyperalgesia.
Between these two points, the RLN gives off numerous tracheal and esophageal sensory fibers.
Conventional TENS stimulates large-diameter sensory fibers, while high-intensity TENS combined with analgesia may result in a longer duration of pain relief.