nerve conduction

nerve con·duc·tion

the transmission of an impulse along a nerve fiber.

nerve con·duc·tion

(nĕrv kŏn-dŭk'shŭn)
The transmission of an impulse along a nerve fiber.

Nerve conduction

The speed and strength of a signal being transmitted by nerve cells. Testing these factors can reveal the nature of nerve injury, such as damage to nerve cells or to the protective myelin sheath.
Mentioned in: Peripheral Neuropathy

nerve con·duc·tion

(nĕrv kŏn-dŭk'shŭn)
Transmission of an impulse along a nerve fiber.
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1983), and nerve conduction studies showed mild slowing of both sensory and motor conduction velocities as well as diminished amplitude of the sensory potential (Araki et al.
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