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... with a brain tumour. As the optic nerve sheath is continuous with the subarachnoid space ... pressure is transmitted through to the optic nerve. The brain itself, is relatively spared from ... However, the anterior end of the optic nerve stops abruptly at the eye. Hence the ... a pinching and protrusion of the optic nerve at its head. The fibers of the ... and bulge anteriorly. Persistent and extensive optic nerve head swelling, or optic disc edema, ...
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... a portion of the neurons in the nerve fiber or neuron cluster to be oriented roughly ... of the axon or directly from the nerve cell body. Electrochemical signals can only go ... between a motorneuron axon and a muscle fiber. The "classic" CNS synapse is the axo ... are about 10K synapses made on every nerve cell. But this is a number ...
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Cranial nerves   (translated from German)
... Nervus accessorius. It is considered as cranial nerve, although it that Rueckenmark rises. The first two cranial nerves (smelling nerve and Sehnerv) are actually no nerves, but ... view, nevertheless further brain nerves. A cranial nerve can lead all different fiber qualities: Motor one, sensitive and vegetative fibers ... Name Supply area I Nervus olfactorius (smelling nerve) Leads signals of that Nase to ...
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List of subjects in Gray's Anatomy: X. The Organs of the senses and the Common integument
... pars ciliaris and pars iridica retinæ optic nerve optic chiasma crystalline lens Gray's page ... Retina proper stratum opticum or layer of nerve fibers Gray's page #1016 ganglionic layer ... membrane | Organ of Corti | Hair cells | Auditory nerve | Primary auditory cortex Gray's page #1029 ... malleus incus stapes external acoustic meatus acoustic nerve vestibular ganglion spiral ganglion the external ear ... 1047 tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeal (Jacobson’s nerve) superior and inferior caroticotympanic nerves smaller ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_subjects_in_Gray's_Anatomy:_X._The_Organs_of_the_senses_and_the_Common_integument - 36k - Cached - Similar pages

Nervus vagus   (translated from German)
... Nervus vagus (briefly: Vagus) is tenth Cranial nerve. It is that Main nerve of the Parasympathikus and at the regularization ... serve. The Vagus contains thus the following fiber qualities: Arbitrariness-motor, sensitively, sensoryly (taste) and vegetative parasympathisch. The nerve becomes with that 9. and 11. Cranial ... Origin of the Vagus Those Perikarya (Soma, Nerve cell body) the parasympathischen Neurone within ...
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nervus_vagus - 15k - Cached (German) - Wikipedia (German) - Similar pages

Dermatom (anatomy)   (translated from German)
... color are their Dermatom), 1-3 peripheral nerve, AZ = their autonomous zone Presentation of the ... cervicalis Plexus brachialis Plexus lumbosacralis By the fiber exchange into this plexus each peripheral nerve has Neurone from several back Mark segments ... those Rami of dorsales show such a fiber exchange between neighbouring back Mark segments. Thus ... and with a damage of an individual nerve root arises no loss of sensitivity. ...
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dermatom_(Anatomie) - 5k - Cached (German) - Wikipedia (German) - Similar pages

User talk:Ikkyu2/Physicalism
... supposed to be a certain kind of nerve fiber that leads from your limbs to your ... to types of physical events, like C-fiber firing. So, pain is reducible to C-fiber firing. This particular theory is also called ... events we're talking about. A C-fiber firing is not only buried inside ...
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... Seddon's classification scheme used to classify nerve damage. It is a transient episode of ... no sensory or autonomic dysfunction. Neuropraxia describes nerve damage in which there is no disruption of the nerve or its sheath. In this case there ... in conduction of the impulse down the nerve fiber, and recovery takes place without wallerian ...
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Herpes zoster
... so inside the spinal column or a nerve fiber. If it reactivates as shingles, it affects only a single nerve fiber, or ganglion, which can radiate to only ... reactivation.) The virus starts replicating in the nerve cells, and newly formed viruses are ...
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Myasthenia gravis
... gated calcium channel) are frequently found. Single-fiber electromyography A different test called single fiber electromyography (EMG), in which single muscle fibers ... by electrical impulses, can also detect impaired nerve-to-muscle transmission. EMG measures the electrical ... confirm the diagnosis include a version of nerve conduction study which tests for specific muscle fatigue by repetitive nerve stimulation. This test records weakening muscle ...
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