supraspinal


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supraspinal

 [soo″prah-spi´nal]
above the spine.

su·pra·spi·nal

(sū'pră-spī'năl),
Above the vertebral column or any spine.

supraspinal

/su·pra·spi·nal/ (-spi´n'l) above the spine.

supraspinal

[-spī′nəl]
Etymology: L, supra, above, spina, backbone
pertaining to an area above the spine.

supraspinal

above the spine.
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In addition to inhibition of mono- and multi-synaptic reflexes in the spinal cord and supraspinal structures, eperisone regulates the blood supply to skeletal muscles.
Cannabinoid receptor 1 is the principal receptor of the central nervous system (CNS) and is densely expressed in several areas of the brain and supraspinal regions involved with nociceptive transmission.
Acute phase of the cervical SCI and consequently increases in QT interval can be due to sympathetic nerves damage after separation from supraspinal control associated to parasympathetic nerves intact that negatively change cardiac autonomic control (La Fountaine et al.
There was no significant difference in sums of eight skin folds, triceps, subscapular, iliac-crest, supraspinal, abdomen, and thigh and calf skinfolds measurements.
Although clear cut evidence is lacking, the mechanisms by which changes in respiratory functions occur are greater relaxation of respiratory muscles induced by supraspinal mechanisms which increases expiratory reserve volume, contributing to a rise in vital capacity.
The intraperitoneal injection of acetic acid is a preliminary test used to screen new analgesic drugs that act in peripheral, spinal and supraspinal level.
It acts on kappa receptors present in supraspinal centers of the central nervous system (PICOLO et al.
Spinal and supraspinal components of opioid antinociception in streptozotoc in induced diabetic neuropathy in rats.
2009) Supraspinal role of protein kinase C in oxaliplatin-induced neuropathy in rat.
The pathogenesis of PD rigidity has been hypothesized to include changes in the passive mechanical properties of joints, tendons, and muscles, the enhancement of stretch-evoked reflexes from segmental spinal or supraspinal activity, and abnormalities in peripheral sensory inputs that may influence the response to muscle stretch [83-86].