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More specifically, the sympathetic nervous system could potentially serve as a bridge between injured afferent fibers and sympathetic nerve fibers, (22) allowing abnormal afferent impulse to travel to efferent fibers and ultimately leading to continuous pain with involuntary movements.
Fifteen-minute cooling at 6 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C may have no effect on the function of proprioception but using lower temperatures or longer periods may indicate the other findings because of further affecting conduction velocity of afferent fibers running from receptors to CNS, and further activation of pain receptors.
the electrical gustatory responses in the afferent fibers that convey
Afferent fibers simultaneously deliver nerve stimulus back to the surface of the inner ear, and to the acoustic nuclei of the brain stem--the initial sound sensory region of the brain.
Sprouting of primary afferent fibers after spinal cord transection in the rat.
Central distribution of primary afferent fibers of the glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves in the opossum, Didelphis virginiana.
A prolonged somatic irritant, such as low back pain, that acts on afferent fibers from the gastrointestinal tract might inhibit sensations of visceral pain and lead to bowel motility disorders.
Modifying sensations around the anorectal region can inhibit faecal incontinence by stimulating the afferent fibers, whereas stimulation of efferent fibers can induce voiding by stimulating contraction of the region.