A-delta fibers

A-delta fibers,

n small myelinated fibers that transmit information to the brain about the emotional effects of tissue damage and pain. In acupuncture, stimulation of the A-delta system is used to inhibit pain transmission.

A-delta fibers,

n.pl See fiber, nerve.
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A-delta fibers may be affected, resulting in deep seated pain, numbness, and impaired cold perception.