nerve fibre layer

  • 1 nerve fibre — the long fine process that extends from the cell body of a neurone and carries nerve impulses. Bundles of nerve fibres running together form a nerve. Each fibre has a sheath, which in medullated nerve fibres is a relatively thick layer containing …

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  • 2 nerve fibre — the long fine process that extends from the cell body of a neurone and carries nerve impulses. Bundles of nerve fibres running together form a nerve. Each fibre has a sheath, which in medullated nerve fibres is a relatively thick layer containing …

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  • 3 Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …

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  • 4 Nerve — A nerve is an enclosed, cable like bundle of peripheral axons (the long, slender projections of neurons). A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons. Nerves are found only …

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  • 5 Merkel nerve ending — Merkel nerve endings are mechanoreceptors found in the skin and mucosa of vertebrates that provide touch information to the brain. The information they provide are those regarding pressure and texture. Each ending consists of a Merkel cell in… …

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  • 6 Peripheral nerve — This article is about the part of the nervous system. For other uses, see nerve (disambiguation). Nerves (yellow) A peripheral nerve, or simply nerve, is an enclosed, cable like bundle of peripheral axons (the long, slender projections of… …

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  • 7 cotton-wool spots — accumulations of axoplasm in the nerve fibre layer of the retina, which indicate diseases (e.g. hypertension, connective tissue disease, or AIDS) causing hypoxia (oxygen deficiency) in the nerve fibre layer …

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  • 8 Heidelberger Retina-Tomographie — Die Heidelberger Retina Tomographie (HRT) ist ein Laser gestütztes, bildgebendes Untersuchungsverfahren (Konfokale Lasermikroskopie) der Netzhaut. Es dient unter anderem der Glaukom Früherkennung. Die HRT ist bei Untersuchungen im zeitlichen… …

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  • 9 Heidelberger Retina Tomograph — Die Heidelberger Retina Tomographie (HRT) ist ein Laser gestütztes, bildgebendes Untersuchungsverfahren der Netzhaut. Es dient unter anderem der Glaukom Früherkennung. Die HRT ist bei Untersuchungen im zeitlichen Verlauf in ihrer Aussagekraft und …

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  • 10 Heidelberger Retina Tomographie — Die Heidelberger Retina Tomographie (HRT) ist ein Laser gestütztes, bildgebendes Untersuchungsverfahren der Netzhaut. Es dient unter anderem der Glaukom Früherkennung. Die HRT ist bei Untersuchungen im zeitlichen Verlauf in ihrer Aussagekraft und …

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  • 11 List of optometric abbreviations — Contents 1 Eye Examination Terms 2 Clinical Conditions Terms 3 Contact Lens Terms 4 Pharmacy and Drug Terms …

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  • 12 Birefringence — Displacement of light rays with perpendicular polarization through a birefringent material …

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  • 13 cotton-wool spots — accumulations of axoplasm in the nerve fibre layer of the retina, which indicate disease (e.g. hypertension, connective tissue disease, or AIDS). * * * white or gray soft edged opacities in the retina composed of cytoid bodies; seen in… …

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  • 14 muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …

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  • 15 eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 drug — drug1 /drug/, n., v., drugged, drugging. n. 1. Pharm. a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well being. 2. (in federal law) a. any substance… …

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  • 18 Drug — /droog/, n. Zoroastrianism. the cosmic principle of disorder and falsehood. Cf. Asha. [ < Avestan drauga] * * * I Any chemical agent that affects the function of living things. Some, including antibiotics, stimulants, tranquilizers,… …

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  • 19 nervous system — Anat., Zool. 1. the system of nerves and nerve centers in an animal or human, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and ganglia. 2. a particular part of this system. Cf. autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous… …

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  • 20 ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …

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