nerve rootlet

nerve root·let

(rōōt′lĭt, ro͝ot′-)
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Then they must check each tiny sensory nerve rootlet to decide whether or not to cut it.
It is unclear why cutting sensory nerve rootlets decreases spasticity, but doctors believe that decreasing the number of messages being sent from the muscles to the brain causes the muscle tone control system to work more effectively.
These included patient 1 with a multiloculated cyst, possibly of arachnoidal origin (Figure 1, A), in which innumerable S100-positive nerve rootlets were entrapped in cyst wall.