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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They then incubated knee sensory nerves isolated from mice in either healthy or osteoarthritis synovial fluid and recorded the activity of these nerves.
Nutritional deficiency affecting myelination of peripheral nerves might be the cause for significantly decreased sensory nerve conduction velocity in severely malnourished children, but whether these changes in nerve conduction can be reversed or not by nutritional rehabilitation needs to be evaluated by further studies.
In turn, histamine causes both dilatation of meningeal blood vessels and the release of SP and CGRP from trigeminal sensory nerve terminals innervating meninges again.
Taken together, these findings in vivo and in vitro suggested that the sensory nerve played a vital role in bone metabolism and regeneration.
Sensory nerves in the skin can also be examined as a potential marker for nerve repair in DPN [5].
Although the digital nerve consists only of sensory nerves and motion impairment does not occur following injury, prolongation of neuropathic pain after injury is a problem that needs to be resolved.
Its specificity was high whereas sensitivity was low for all tested sensory nerves. Its overall specificity was 83.63%, sensitivity was 78.94%, negative predictive value was 92.00% and positive predictive value was 62.5%.
The results show that the transplanted stem cells act as a "bridge" which allows injured sensory nerve fibers to grow into the spinal cord, rebuild functional nerve connections, and thereby achieve long term restoration of major parts of the lost sensory functions.
A specific type of neuron called the sensory nerve cell gives us the sensation of touch, taste, and more using proteins called receptor proteins.
Dr Haag says the new treatment , called sensory nerve radio frequency denervation, is only undertaken following a thorough assessment of the patient by his clinical team.
Herpes zoster is a common disease of the dorsal root ganglia and sensory nerve fibers clinically characterized by unilateral painful vesicular eruption of the skin in a dermatomal distribution.
The herpesvirus uses LSD1 to activate some of its own genes to infect a host and later to awaken from its dormant state in the host's sensory nerve cells.