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central pathway

a nerve tract in the brain or spinal cord.

central pathway

An axon tract within the brain or spinal cord.
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1) Despite several studies, the exact central pathways of this reflex is not yet well defined.
Increased neuronal excitation in various central pathways has been proposed as one of the main neurobiological dysregulations in autistic patients (1).
Arab News observed many drivers crossing the central pathways of Jeddah's roads to avoid long lines ahead of traffic lights.
Functional organization of central pathways regulating the cardiovascular system.
This work provides an anatomical survey of the five human sensory systems, with coverage of ontogeny, central pathways, and functional mechanisms.
Long slender connecting wires ("axons") grow to hook the receptors up to the central pathways in the spinal cord and brain stem, and eventually to the central pain relay station called the thalamus, an achievement reached by 14 weeks.
Hydrostatic pressure information carried by the thread hairs, which also sense angular acceleration, is filtered out from direct pathways onto the interneurons, but spectral analysis shows that it still has an influence via central pathways.
Herpes zoster, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy, and other neuropathic pain is caused by damage involving peripheral or central pathways.
Intravascular instrumentation increases positive responses to head-up tilt in young subjects presumably via central pathways (9).
Contract notice: Tr132302: renewal l50a central pathways.

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