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1. axon.
2. central nervous system. adj., adj neurax´ial.


The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemisphere, or telencephalon.


The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemispheres, or telencephalon.


1. axon.
2. central nervous system.

Patient discussion about neuraxis

Q. Fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS? Do fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS (central nervous system)?

A. Fibromyalgia is somewhat related to central nervous system. Fibromyalgia can ultimately disrupt the flow of neurotransmitters between the body and the brain. As a result, fibromyalgia can cause the patient to feel continuous pain, and create chronic muscle spasms. In addition, fibromyalgia patients are often subject to abnormally light a sleeping pattern which prevents the normal production of serotonin and growth hormone normally produced during stage 4 (deep) sleep. This inhibits the body’s ability to heal itself, and may contribute to the overwhelming fatigue and depression experienced by those with FMS.

Q. Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Among men and women who is more prone to the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

A. here is a quote from the National Fibromyalgia Association site:

"Little research has been conducted that measures the prevalence of fibromyalgia, and estimates vary widely as to the proportion of male versus female patients. A 1999 epidemiology study conducted in London found a female to male ratio of roughly three to one. However, a 2001 review of the research literature in Current Rheumatology Reports stated the ratio was nine to one."

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Calcified pseudoneoplasm of the neuraxis (CPN) is a highly distinctive lesion of indeterminate nature.
The trigger for remote microglial activation after SCI at multiple locations along the sensory neuraxis, including the lumbar dorsal horn and thalamus, has recently been elucidated [13].
If these tumours are encountered or suspected, Gd-enhanced MRI of the entire neuraxis before surgery is essential.
The whole neuraxis behaves as an inverted tree with branches down as peripheral nerves and the roots of the tree are open to infinity (Inverted Neuraxis)
The results of our gaming experiment, coupled with findings from prior studies of the anticipation and experience of positive and negative outcomes in humans and laboratory animals, suggest that a network of interrelated structures at different levels of the neuraxis coordinate the processing of goal-related stimuli," says Dr.
Over the past several decades, however, intensive care units (ICUs) have become increasingly sophisticated "surrogate brainstems," replacing both the respiratory functions as well as the hormonal and other regulatory activities of the damaged neuraxis.
The entire neuraxis should be imaged, as leptomeningeal seeding has been documented (2).
25) Relative fixation of the cerebellum by the tentorium, with repetitive pivoting at the incisura, may cause distortion in the brainstem at the floor of the fourth ventricle with neuraxis damage during these internal brain movements.
The increase suggests that rehabilitation strategies that use an enhanced sensory environment may induce greater activation along the neuraxis to mediate improved lower-limb function.
The significant correlation between HIV risk behaviors measured by RAB scores and neurological dysfunction based upon a detailed, standardized neurological examination is important because such examinations provide an objective assessment of the relationship between the integrity of the neuraxis and HIV risk behaviors.
In this situation, neuraxis behaves as if it is an inverted tree with roots in the eternity and branches below, down in the peripheral nerves, where the informational geometry in the neural manifold of the cerebral cortex is in dynamic harmony with that in the nature consciousness.
The underlying mechanisms are hypothesized to be similar to those mediating reorganization after cortical injury, including disinhibition of latent cortical connections and axonal sprouting in multiple levels of the neuraxis [9,22,28].