terminal nerve


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terminal nerve

[′tər·mən·əl ¦nərv]
(neuroscience)
Either of a pair of small cranial nerves that run from the nasal area to the forebrain, present in most vertebrates; the function is not known.
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In humans, eccrine sweat glands play important roles in regulating body temperature.[1],[2] Secretory coils and ducts are two components of eccrine sweat glands and have different structures and functions.[1] Eccrine sweat glands are innervated mainly by terminal nerve fibers, which are expressed at low levels.[1],[3] Therefore, it is difficult to detect these peripheral nerve fibers by standard histochemical techniques, and signal amplification is required.[1],[4] The tyramide signal amplification (TSA) system is a technique used to amplify weak signals and can be easily integrated into standard immunofluorescence (IF) protocols.[3],[5],[6],[7],[8] In this study, we combine standard IF with TSA to characterize weakly expressed nerve fiber antigens.
The ulnar nerve is the terminal nerve of the medial cord and lies in the anterior compartment of the arm.
The cranial nerve zero (terminal nerve): an interdisciplinary view of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
"Once the botulinum toxin gets into the terminal nerve, it will prevent the release of neurotransmitters, particularly acetylcholine; when acetylcholine is not released, there is less of a trigger for the bladder to contract," he explained.
Botox acts on the terminal nerve endings, preventing the release of acetylcholine.
A current of amplitude of 1mA of duration 50 microseconds was applied between these electrodes to stimulate a terminal nerve fiber, the stimulus frequency being set at 10 Hz.
It is further divided into three trunks, six divisions (three anterior and three posterior), three cords, and finally into five terminal nerve branches.
It would appear that we now have the tantalising prospect of techniques at three different levels--nerve root (interscalene), plexus (axillary tunnel) and terminal nerve (axillary and suprascapular nerves).
Such texts exclude the existence of another cranial pair, the terminal nerve or even cranial zero.
The disappearance of fibrillations means that terminal nerve twigs have sprouted, become myelinated, and are maturing.
(4) Pain can be categorised into two main types, depending on its origin: nociceptive, arising from specialised terminal nerve branches of sensory nerves known as nociceptors; and neuropathic, caused by nerve damage.