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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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.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a form of neuropathic pain; this pain is known to occur from damage to terminal nerves in the periphery or dysfunction of those nerves; this pain is frequently so severe that it makes normal daily life unbearable.