terminal nerves

ter·mi·nal nerves

(tĕr'mi-năl nĕrvz)
Delicate plexiform nerve strands passing parallel and medial to the olfactory tracts, distributing peripherally with the olfactory nerves and passing centrally into the anterior perforated substance; they are considered to have an autonomic function, but the exact nature of this is unknown.
Synonym(s): nervi terminales [TA] .
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There has been no apparent superiority of any of these modalities, but specific blocking of the terminal nerves may improve success (7).
In contrast, the musculocutaneous nerve differs from the other terminal nerves of the upper extremity and lies outside the neurovascular bundle (1).
Type V (5%): T3 joins T2 from the same intercostal space proximally, with Type VI (3%) showing a very proximal branching of the sensory terminal nerves.
The launch of the phase 2 trial follows the recent completion of the phase 1 trials in the US Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a form of neuropathic pain, which is known to occur from damage to terminal nerves in the periphery or dysfunction of those nerves.
It is formed within the psoas major muscle, descends posterolaterally through the pelvis lateral to the femoral artery and vein, and then branches into terminal nerves that supply musculoskeletal structures that allow for thigh flexion, abduction, and lateral rotation from the hip joint.
Even cruise liner terminal nerves have been badly frayed over the summer.
The posterior branch courses posteriorly 10 mm before dividing into two terminal nerves, the nerve to teres minor and the superior-lateral brachial cutaneous nerve.
This guarantees blockade of the four terminal nerves and any articular branches that may arise along its course.
As the nerve roots leave the intervertebral foramina, they converge, forming trunks, divisions, cords, and then finally terminal nerves.
At the lateral border of the pectoralis minor muscle, each cord gives off a large branch before terminating as a major terminal nerve.