somatosensory evoked response
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somatosensory evoked responseAbbreviation: SER
Response produced by small, painless electrical stimuli administered to large sensory fibers in mixed nerves of the hand or leg. The electroencephalographic record of the character of the subsequent waves produced helps determine the functional state of the nerves involved.
See also: response
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