nerve fibre

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nerve fibre

the AXON of a NERVE (1) together with its surrounding membranes.
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Both the diameter and myelin sheath thickness in regenerated myelinated nerve fibers of each group were assessed in a double blind method with MOTICMED 6.0 digital medical imagine analysis system by pathological technician in our laboratory: the section of bilateral nerve segment in each group was observed under light microscope that magnified 400 times to count the quantity of myelinated nerve fibers in four fields of vision and record the diameter and myelin sheath thickness; the average was counted and the quantity of experimental side was contrasted to the quantity of normal side to get the recovery ratio:
They found that when blocking scar formation by preventing the stem cells from forming new cells after an injury, the injury gradually expanded, and more nerve fibers were severed.
Research scientists used a fluorescence microscope to label different nerve fibers designated by specific markers.
The white matter of the brain is made up of billions of microscopic nerve fibers that pass information in the form of tiny electrical signals.
Their results show that lipoic acid blocks migration of immune cells into the brain, and reduces damage to both myelin and nerve fibers. If given before EAE begins, lipoic acid prevents the disease from developing.
"Metanx increases blood flow to peripheral nerves and regenerates nerve fibers," explains Dr.
The analysis of sound frequency and intensity, however, have their origins in the cochlea, and are represented in the pattern of action potential discharges found in auditory nerve fibers.
The team used the current perception threshold test to examine nerve fiber populations in the workers' shoulders, arms, wrists, and hands.
A previous study reported that cell bodies of the efferent nerve fibers are located in the cheliceral ganglia, bilateral clusters of neurons at the lateral, posterior edges of the protocerebrum (Calman and Battelle, Vis.
Scientists in Miami report they have found a new way to promote growth of new nerve fibers in damaged areas of the spinal cord--a breakthrough that may someday pave the way to a cure for paralysis.
The encasing connective tissue is organized into a three-layered capsule that contains nerve fibers, sensory receptors, and neurosecretory-like granules.
When the pilot moved his arm, nerve fibers in his muscles emitted tiny electrical signals transmitted to a computer.