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  • 1 Axon reflex — An Axon reflex is a response brought on by peripheral nerve stimulation. Examples include Vasodilation …

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  • 2 axon reflex — a reflex resulting from a stimulus applied to one branch of a nerve, which sets up an impulse that moves centrally to the point of division of the nerve, where it is reflected down the other branch to the effector organ …

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  • 3 Reflex — A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze. * * * 1. An involuntary reaction in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the… …

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  • 4 Axon — For other uses, see Axon (disambiguation). Structure of a typical neuron Axon …

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  • 5 Reflex arc — A reflex arc is a neural pathway that controls an action reflex. In higher animals, most sensory neurons do not pass directly into the brain, but synapse in the spinal cord. This characteristic allows reflex actions to occur relatively quickly by …

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  • 6 H-Reflex — Der H Reflex ist eine elektroneurographische Methode der Neurophysiologie. Er ist benannt nach dem Physiologen Paul Hoffmann (1884 1962) aus Freiburg im Breisgau. Der H Reflex wird durch einen elektrischen Reiz eines peripheren gemischten Nerven… …

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  • 7 Аксон-рефлекс — (axon reflex) – рефлекс по разветвлениям аксона без участия тела нейрона, чаще  проявляется во внутренних органах и без участия ЦНС …

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  • 8 response — 1. The reaction of a muscle, nerve, gland, or other excitable tissue to a stimulus. 2. Any act or behavior, or its constituents, that a living organism is capable of emitting. Reflexes are usually excluded because they are typically elicited by a …

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  • 9 Complex regional pain syndrome — Complex regional pain syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD) Classification and external resources ICD 10 M89.0, G56.4 ICD 9 …

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  • 10 Referred pain — is a term used to describe the phenomenon of pain perceived at a site adjacent to or at a distance from the site of an injury s origin. One of the best examples of this is during ischemia brought on by an angina pectoris, or heart attack. Even… …

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  • 11 Dale's principle — Illustration of the major elements in chemical synaptic transmission. An electrochemical wave called an action potential travels along the axon of a neuron. When the wave reaches a synapse, it provokes release of a puff of neurotransmitter… …

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  • 12 A wave — 1. a compound muscle action potential evoked by a submaximal stimulus to the motor nerve of a muscle, occurring because of an axon reflex and due to axonal branching; it has an amplitude similar to that of the F wave but a shorter, more constant… …

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  • 13 Corneal ulcers in animals — Large corneal ulcer in a dog A corneal ulcer, or ulcerative keratitis, is an inflammatory condition of the cornea involving loss of its outer layer. It is very common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats. In veterinary medicine, the term corneal …

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  • 14 Frostbite — This article is about a medical condition. For other uses, see Frostbite (disambiguation). Frostbite Classification and external resources Frostbitten hands ICD 10 …

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  • 15 Corneal ulcer — For the condition in animals, see Corneal ulcers in animals. Corneal ulcer Classification and external resources ICD 10 H16.0 ICD 9 …

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  • 16 flare — 1. A gradual tapering or spreading outward. 2. A diffuse redness of the skin extending beyond the local reaction to the application of an irritant; it is due to dilation of the arterioles and capillaries; depends upon an axon reflex set up by the …

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  • 17 QSART — quantitative sudomotor axon reflex testing …

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  • 18 QSART — • quantitative sudomotor axon reflex testing …

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  • 19 Axonreflex — Axon|re|flex* der; : einfacher, innerhalb eines Axonzweiges ohne Überschreitung einer ↑Synapse ablaufender Reflex (z. B. die Erweiterung der Hautgefäße bei Reizung der lokalen Schmerzpunkte; Biol., Med.) …

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  • 20 nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …

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