Nerves sentence example

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  • It stilled his nerves and helped him focus.
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  • The defeats undergone by their outpost detachment had profoundly affected the nerves of the troops, and on the afternoon of the 11th, on the false alarm of a French approach, a panic broke out in the streets of Jena, and it took all the energy of Hohenlohe and his staff to restore order.
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  • She took a deep breath to calm her nerves and pushed open the door to the study, already knowing who was inside.
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  • He did call her, nerves plaguing him again.
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  • The first is generally composed of three nerves, the hindmost of which, the furcalis, issues in most birds between the last two lumbo-sacral vertebrae, and then divides, one half going to the crural, the other to the sciatic portions.
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  • Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
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  • Her hands felt clammy, her nerves fluttering.
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  • He was a bundle of nerves.
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  • She was a bundle of nerves.
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  • Cynthia noticed him picking at his fingers, a sure sign he was a bundle of nerves.
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  • I've been a bundle of nerves since Edith Shipton first showed up on our doorstep.
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  • "It's all right," he answered, his nerves tingling.
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  • Not really, just calm my nerves.
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  • Slowly it descended, leaving a wake of tingling nerves.
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  • The warmth in his eyes drew her to him and soothed her nerves.
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  • The ischiadic portion consists generally of five or six nerves, which leave the pelvis as one thick system through the ilio-ischiadic foramen.
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  • S.N., Nerves to sensory apparatus.
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  • The light conversation on the way home did little to settle her nerves.
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  • The sagging bed, moldy smell, and cracked window did nothing to settle her nerves.
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  • The smell of alfalfa and leather soothed her nerves.
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  • She took a deep breath to steady her nerves.
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  • The world may be steadying and steeling its nerves.
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  • Related to this substance are " neuro-keratin," found in the medullary sheath of nerves, and " gorgonin," the matrix of the axial skeleton of the coral Gorgonia Cavolinii.
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  • Laterally, the sub-oesophageal ganglia give off (v.) nerves to the ventral mantle, and finally they supply (vi.) branches to the various muscles.
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  • In Discinisca and Lingula, however, the sub-oesophageal ganglion is not drawn out, but lies medianly; it gives off two posteriorly directed nerves to the stalk, which in Lingula unite and form a substantial nerve.
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  • The plexus of nerve-fibrils which underlie the ectoderm and are in places gathered up into nerves, and the great development of connective tissue, are worthy of notice.
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  • The lophophore is supplied by yet a third nerve, the under arm-nerve, which is less clearly defined than the others, and resembles a moderate aggregation of the nerve fibrils, which seem everywhere to underlie the ectoderm, and which in a few cases are gathered up into nerves.
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  • From each of these sub-oesophageal ganglia numerous nerves arise.
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  • The nerves running to the dorsal parts are white, with black edges; those running to the ventral parts are solid black.
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  • The action of aconitine on the circulation is due to an initial stimulation of the cardio-inhibitory centre in the medulla oblongata (at the root of the vagus nerves), and later to a directly toxic influence on the nerve-ganglia and muscular fibres of the heart itself.
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  • The various comparisons previously made between the structure of Limulus and the Eurypterines on the one hand, and that of a typical Arachnid, such as Scorpio, on the other, had been vitiated by erroneous notions as to the origin of the nerves supplying the anterior appendages of Limulus (which were finally removed by Alphonse Milne-Edwards in his beautiful memoir (6) on the structure of that animal), and secondly by the erroneous identification of the double sternal plates of Limulus, called " chilaria," by Owen, with a pair of appendages (7).
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  • A very remarkable feature in Limulus, first described by Owen, is the close accompaniment of the prosomatic nerve centres and nerves by arteries, so close indeed that the great ganglion mass and its out-running nerves are actually sunk in or invested by ch.
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  • Scorpio certainly comes nearer to Limulus in the high development of its arterial system, and the intimate relation of the anterior aorta and its branches to the nerve centres and great nerves, than does any other Arthropod.
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  • Besides Stephen Petelei (Jetti, a name - "Henrietta " - Felhok, " Clouds ") and Zoltan Ambrus (Pokhdlo Kisasszony, " Miss Cobweb "; Gyanu, " Suspicion") must be mentioned especially Francis Herczeg, who has published a number of very interesting studies of Hungarian social life (Simon Zsuzsa, " Susanna Simon "; Fenn es lenn, " Above and Below "; Egy ledny tortenete, " The History of a Girl "; Idegenete kozott, " Amongst Strangers "); Alexander Brody, who brings a delicate yet resolute analysis to unfold the mysterious and fascinating inner life of persons suffering from overwrought nerves or overstrung mind (A kitlelkil asszony, " The Double-Souled Lady "; Don Quixote kisasszony, " Miss Don Quixote "; Faust orvos, " Faust the Physician "; Tiinder Ilona, Rejtelmek, "Mysteries"; Az eziest kecske, " The Silver Goat "); and Edward Kabos, whose sombre and powerful genius has already produced works, not popular by any means, but full of great promise.
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  • The one fact which the Lamarckians can produce in their favour is the account of experiments by Brown-Sequard, in which he produced epilepsy in guinea-pigs by section of the large nerves or spinal cord, and in the course of which he was led to believe that in a few rare instances the artificially produced epilepsy and mutilation of the nerves was transmitted.
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  • That special trophic nerves, however, exist throughout the body, seems to be a myth.
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  • It is much more likely, as Verworn alleges, that the nerves which influence the characteristic function of any tissue regulate thereby the metabolism of the cells in question - in other words, that every nerve serves as a trophic nerve for the tissues it supplies.
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  • Haller's definition of irritability as a property of muscular tissue, and its distinction from sensibility as a property of nerves, struck at the root of the prevailing hypothesis respecting animal activity.
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  • Some of the most successful of the advances of medicine as a healing art have followed the detection of syphilitic disease of the vessels, or of the supporting tissues of nervous centres and of the peripheral nerves; so that, by specific medication, the treatment of paralytic, convulsive, and other terrible manifestations of nervous disease thus secondarily induced is now undertaken in early stages with definite prospect of cure.
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  • A, Dorsal view showing the nervous system and digestive system; a, mouth; b, pharynx; c, d, e, gut; E, post-genital union of two limbs of gut; f, excretory pore; g, vaginal pore; h, j, k, brain and nerves; 1, dorsal nerves; m, ventral nerves; n, adoral sucker; o, posterior sucker; p, hooks on posterior sucker; r, vitello-intestinal duct.
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  • The lining of these pits is amply supplied with branches from the trigeminal nerves, but the f unction is still quite unknown.
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  • His knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology was necessarily defective, the respect in which the dead body was held by the Greeks precluding him from practising dissection; thus we find him writing of the tissues without distinguishing between the various textures of the body, confusing arteries, veins and nerves, and speaking vaguely of the muscles as " flesh."
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  • They are modifications of the lateral muscles and are supplied with numerous branches of the spinal nerves.
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  • But the proximal pair are often fused into a single median antenna (supplied, however, by two nerves), and in one case at least the distal pair may be similarly fused.
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  • The acid is capable of passing through the unbroken skin, whereupon it instantly paralyses the sensory nerves.
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  • The most obvious distinctions between Totaninae and Tringinae may be said to lie in the acute or blunt form of the tip of the bill (with which is associated a less or greater development of the sensitive nerves running almost if not quite to its extremity, and therefore greatly influencing the mode of feeding) and in the style of plumage - the Tringinae, with blunt and flexible bills, mostly assuming a summer-dress in which some tint of chestnut or reddish-brown 1 These are Phalaropus fulicarius and P. (or Lobipes) hyperboreus, and were thought by some of the older writers to be allied to the Coots (q.v.).
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  • This fissure represents the hilum of the liver, and contains the right and left hepatic ducts and the right and left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, together with nerves and lymphatics, the whole being enclosed in some condensed subperitoneal tissue known as Glisson's capsule.
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  • This deficiency is very usual in the class; at the same time, many Lamellibranchs have tentacles on the edge of the mantle supplied by a pair of large well-developed nerves, which are given off from the cerebro-pleural ganglion-pair, A, When free swimming, shows the two dentigerous valves widely open.
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  • It is through this anterior border that the vessels and nerves enter and leave the gland.
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  • The haunting memories of these horrors played havoc with the nerves of a supersensitive child.
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  • The initial hastening is due to a stimulation of the vagus terminals in the lung, as it does not occur if these nerves are previously divided.
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  • That this action is a direct and not a nervous one is shown by the fact that if the eye be suddenly shaded the pupil will dilate a little, showing that the nerves which cause dilatation are still competent after the administration of physostigmine.
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  • We may mention the sensitiveness of the bill, which, though to some extent noticeable in many Sandpipers (q.v.), is in Snipes carried to an extreme by a number of filaments, belonging to the fifth pair of nerves, which run almost to the tip and open immediately under the soft cuticle in a series of cells that give this portion of the surface of the premaxillaries, when exposed, a honeycomb-like appearance.
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  • The initial action of digitalis is a stimulation of the cardiac terminals of the vagus nerves, so that the heart's action is slowed.
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  • This can be proved to occur in a heart so embryonic that no nerves can be recognized in it, and in portions of cardiac muscle that contain neither nervecells nor nerve-fibres.
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  • The air-bladder may be so reduced as to lose its hydrostatic function and become subservient to a sensory organ, its outer exposed surface being connected with the skin by a meatus between the bands of muscle, and conveying the thermobarometrical impressions to the auditory nerves.
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  • " From the charnel-house of the Vienna cabinet," he exclaimed, " a pestilential air breathes on us, which dulls our nerves and paralyses the flight of our spirit."
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  • From time to time it gives off minute circular nerves, which run round the body in the skin.
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  • Among the properties of living material there is one, widely though not universally present in it, which forms the pre-eminent characteristic of 1 The anatomy of the muscles is dealt with under Muscular System, and of the nerves under Nerve and Nervous System.
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  • The muscular wall of the blood-vessels also exhibits tonic contraction, which, however, seems to be mainly traceable to a continual excitation of the muscle cells by nervous influence conveyed to them along their nerves, and originating in the great vaso motor centre in the bulb.
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  • Such discharges descend the nerve fibres of the spinal cord, and through the intermediation of various spinal nerve cells excite the respiratory muscles through their motor nerves.
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  • If the sensory nerves of the extensor muscle be severed, the "jerk" is lost.
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  • When rubbed into the skin with such substances as alcohol or glycerine, which are absorbed, atropine is carried through the epidermis with them, and in this manner - or when simply applied to a raw surface - it paralyses the terminals of the pain-conducting sensory nerves.
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  • Perhaps its most remarkable action is that upon the terminals of nearly all the secretory nerves in the body.
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  • There is much uncertainty as to the influence of atropine on the secretions of the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and kidneys, and it is not possible to make any definite statement, save that in all probability the activities of the nerves innervating the glandcells in these organs are reduced, though they are certainly not arrested, as in the other cases.
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  • Given internally, atropine does not exert any appreciable sedative action upon the nerves of pain.
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  • The action of atropine on the motor nerves is equally important.
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  • But moderate doses of atropine markedly paralyse the terminals of the nerves that go to involuntary muscles, whether the action of those nerves be motor or inhibitory.
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  • In the intestine, for instance, are layers of muscle-fibre which are constantly being inhibited or kept under check by the splanchnic nerves.
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  • The motor nerves of the arteries, of the bladder and rectal sphincters, and also of the bronchi, are paralysed by atropine, but the nervous arrangements of those organs are highly complex and until they are further unravelled by physiologists, pharmacology will be unable to give much information which might be of great value in the employment of atropine.
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  • After a profession of faith in the Buddha, the doctrine and the order, there follows a paragraph setting out the thirty-four constituents of the human body - bones, blood, nerves and so on - strangely incongruous with what follows.
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  • He was also regarded as an authority in diseases of the nerves and brain.
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  • But the divorce of science of nature from mathematics, the failure of biological inquiry to reach so elementary a conception as that of the nerves, the absence of chemistry from the circle of the sciences, disappointed the promise of the dawn and the relative achievement of the noon-day.
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  • There are two pairs of specialized cerebral nerves innervating the praeoral lobe, and provided with peripheral ganglia placed near the termination of the smaller branches.
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  • Corresponding with each pair of myotomes, and subject to the same alternation, two pairs of spinal nerves arise from the neurochord, namely, a right and left pair of compact dorsal sensory roots without ganglionic enlargement, and a right and left pair of ventral motor roots composed of loose fibres issuing separately from the neurochord and passing directly to their termination on the muscle-plates of the myotomes.
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  • Apparently there is an influence on the afferent nerves of the part which causes a reflex contraction - some authors say dilatation - of the vessels in the internal organs that are under the control of the same segment of the nervous system as that supplying the area of skin from which the exciting impulse comes.
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  • He studied the nature of muscular contraction, causing a muscle to record its movements on a smoked glass plate, and he worked out the problem of the velocity of the nervous impulse both in the motor nerves of the frog and in the sensory nerves of man.
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  • In this adjustment the lowest stage is taken by 'reflex action and instinct, where Spencer the change of the organs is purely automatic. As the external complexity increases, this automatic regularity fails; there is only an incipient excitation of the nerves.
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  • At the same time it produces a poison which causes inflammation of the nerves, leading to paralysis, which sometimes proves fatal.
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  • Irritation of sensory nerves tends to cause contraction of the vessels, and to raise the blood pressure, and where pain is ffi, present opium or morphine is the most efficient sedative.
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  • Ordinarily, however, it is due to some peripheral irritation which is conducted by sensory nerves to the spinal cord and thence up to the sensory centre in the brain.
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  • But irritation may be produced by numerous other causes besides this - such as a decayed tooth, diseased bone, local inflammations in which nerves are implicated, by some source of pressure upon a nerve trunk, or by swelling of its sheath in its passage through a bony canal or at its exit upon the surface.
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  • In this, as in all forms of neuralgia, there are certain localities where the pain is more intense, these "painful points," as they are called, being for the most part in those places where the branches of the nerves emerge from bony canals or pierce the fascia to ramify in the skin.
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  • Intercostal neuralgia is pain affecting the nerves which emerge from the spinal cord and run along the spaces between the ribs to the front of the body.
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  • Levison, "Die alteste Lebensbeschreibung Ruperts von Salzburg" in Nerves Archiv fur aeltere deutsche Geschichtskunde, xxviii.
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  • Crum Brown and Fraser of Edinburgh showed that, whilst thebaine acts like strychnine, methyl and ethyl thebaine act like curara, paralysing the terminals of motor nerves.
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  • As regards their innervation an apparent exception is found in the case of A pus, where the nerves to the antennules arise, behind the brain, from the oesophageal commissures, but this is, no doubt, a secondary condition, and the nerve-fibres have been traced forwards to centres within the brain.
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  • In the Phyllopoda it consists mainly of two pairs of ganglionic centres, giving origin respectively to the optic and antennular nerves.
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  • The centres for the antennal nerves form ganglionic swellings on the oesophageal connectives.
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  • In some cases three separate nerves arise from the front of the brain, one going to each of the three divisions of the eye.
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  • Each consists of a globular capsule pierced at one or two points for the entrance of nerves which end in a central cup-shaped " striated body."
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  • It consists of ciliated epithelium, beneath which are two ganglia connected with the labial commissure by nerves.
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  • In dry-country grasses the blades are often folded on the midrib, or rolled up. The rolling is effected by bands of large wedge-shaped cells - motor-cells - between the nerves, the loss of turgescence by which, as the air dries, causes the blade to curl towards the face on which they occur.
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  • Its physiological effects are much more persistent and injurious than sulphuretted hydrogen, producing temporary paralysis of the olfactory nerves and inflammation of the mucous membrane.
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  • Quinine does not affect the unbroken skin, and cannot be absorbed from it, but it is slightly irritant to the pain-conducting nerves of a raw surface.
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  • Does this consciousness represent an authentic insight into ultimate fact, or is it a pitiful illusion of the nerves, born of man's hopes and fears and of his fundamental ignorance?
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  • Years elapsed, however, before his nerves, which had been so perilously overstrained, recovered their tone.
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  • After absorption it slows the pulse by stimulation of the vagus nerves.
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  • At least four of its constituents act directly on the muscular fibre of the uterus, whilst the cornutine acts through the nerves.
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  • In 1811 Bell published his New Idea of the Anatomy of the Brain, in which he announced the discovery of the different functions of the nerves corresponding with their relations to different parts of the brain; his latest researches were described in The Nervous System of the Human Body (1830), a collection of papers read by him before the Royal Society.
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  • He also showed that some nerves consist entirely of sensory filaments and are therefore sensory nerves, that others are composed of motor filaments and are therefore motor nerves, whilst a third variety contains both kinds of filaments and are therefore to be regarded as sensory-motor.
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  • Lastly, he showed, both from theoretical considerations and from the result of actual experiment on the living animal, that the anterior roots of the spinal nerves are motor, while the posterior are sensory.
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  • Although, in the extreme correlation of the radial food-grooves, nerves, watervessels, and so forth, with a radiate symmetry of the theca, such a type differs from the Cystidea, while in the possession of jointed processes from the radial plates, bearing the grooves and the various body-systems outwards from the theca, it differs from all other Echinoderms, nevertheless ancient forms are known which, if they are not themselves the actual links, suggest how the crinoid type may have been evolved from some of the more regular cystids.
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  • The epithelium of the outer surface was probably ciliated, and a portion of it in the preoral lobe differentiated as a sense-organ, with longer cilia and underlying nerve-centre, from which two nerves ran back below the ventral surface.
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  • These gradually impressed themselves on the theca and influenced the arrangement of the internal organs: it is fairly safe to assume that nerves, blood-vessels and branches from the water-sac stretched out along with these grooves, each system starting from a ring around the gullet.
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  • (Adapted from Jaekel.) grooves, no longer needed for the collection of food, closed over, and are still traceable as ciliated canals overlying the radial nerves.
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  • - Radial symmetry has affected neither food-grooves nor thecal plates; nor, probably, nerves, ambulacral vessels, nor gonads.
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  • - Radial symmetry affects the food-grooves and, in the more advanced families, the thecal plates; probably also the nerves and ambulacral vessels, but not the gonads.
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  • - Pentamerous symmetry affects the foodgrooves and thecal plates; probably also the nerves and ambulacral vessels, but not the gonads.
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  • - Radial symmetry affects the food-grooves, and by degrees the thecal plates connected therewith, but not the interradial thecal plates; probably also the nerves and ambulacral vessels, but not the gonads.
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  • The generative organs arid coelom probably did not send extensions along the rays into the brachioles; but apparently nerves from the aboral centre, after passing through the thecal plates, met in a circumoral ring, from which branches passed into the plate under each main food-groove, and thence supplied the brachioles.
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  • Stromer as a primitive structure, of which the original object was to protect certain nerves and bloodvessels.
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  • Special tufts of stout stiff hairs, sometimes termed vibrissae, and connected with nerves, and in certain cases with glands, occur in various regions.
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  • This implies a very much higher development of nerves and muscles in the latter.
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  • The function of the barbarians everywhere was to cut the communications of commerce, and the nerves of the imperial administration, thereby throwing the invaded country back into a fragmentary condition from which a new order was to arise in the course of centuries.
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  • He determined to quit Paris, where the life was far too exciting for his nerves, and to regain the quietude of Normandy.
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  • Foramina by which the optic, trigeminal and portio dura, and abducens nerves leave the skull.
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  • Not only are the general symptoms investigated, but it is necessary to carry out experiments'on the nerves, muscles, circulation, secretions, &c., so as to get a more exact knowledge of the reasons of the general action.
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  • Thus curare may stop strychnine convulsions by paralysing the terminations of motor nerves, and chloroform may exercise the same effect by abolishing the irritability of the spinal cord.
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  • Locally applied they depress the terminations of sensory nerves, and may thereby lessen pain.
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  • In the case of curare these are masked almost at once by paralysis of the terminations of the motor nerves.
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  • The chief action of cocaine from a practical point of view is its power of paralysing the terminations of sensory nerves.
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  • Atropine, hyoscyamine, homatropine, duboisine, daturine and some other bodies have a paralysing action upon the ends of the motor and secretory nerves.
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  • Conine, gelseminine and sparteine all exert a paralysing effect on the terminations of the motor nerves, to the implication of which the weakened gait and other symptoms are due.
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  • Transmitters activate the synapses, electrical junctions in the body that stimulate the brain, nerves, and muscle cells to become active and communicate.
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  • It was a trying conversation—obvious this bundle of nerves had little experience talking to strangers.
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  • But with her icy cool demeanor & nerves of steel, Penelope has proven to be a very valuable member of the organization.
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  • To do this, the back of the throat is sprayed with a topical anesthetic to soothe the nerves causing the gag reflex.
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  • Your first TV appearance... Did you have nerves?
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  • Nerves These are made up of bundles of nerve cell axons.
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  • Nerves of steel and a good head for heights are required for this ' full-on adrenaline buzz ' .
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  • There may be reorganization of the nerves in an area of the brain called the cerebral cortex.
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  • In an area called the Optic chiasm, the nerves join and then separate.
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  • The former is definitely caused by a constriction of the nerves, and the latter could be.
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  • The minerals calcium and magnesium govern the working of nerves which regulate muscle contractions.
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  • And so began a protracted courtship which dragged on for weeks, fraying the nerves of all connected with the club.
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  • Cranial nerve palsies of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerve palsies of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerves may occur, affecting extraocular motility.
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  • The nerves that control them develop from neural crest.
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  • These arguments, including what nerves and brains are like, show strongly why it is, why it is so disadvantageous.
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  • Dopamine Systems in the Brain There are a number of collections of nerves in the brain that release dopamine Systems in the Brain There are a number of collections of nerves in the brain that release dopamine.
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  • Heavy drinking or getting drunk can damage your nerves.
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  • Any condition that weakens or damages the muscles and nerves used for swallowing may cause dysphagia.
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  • When enough endorphins are produced, the nerves that control pain and pleasure impulses in your brain are activated.
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  • Previous research has shown that fibrin accumulates in the damaged nerves of MS patients.
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  • The spinal cord has 31 pairs of spinal nerves attached which innervate the body and leave the vertebral canal via the intervertebral foramen.
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  • Medial to the mental foramen, the nerves were frequently in the form of small bundles in the marrow.
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  • Several branchial motor nerves are also given off as the mandibular nerve enters the infratemporal fossa.
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  • Frieda watched Margaret and tried to emulate her calm, sure-footed manner, but her baby would often frazzle her nerves.
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  • We got back about 2 hours ago and my nerves are still a little frazzled.
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  • The cell bodies of these sensory nerves are grouped together in a small swelling called the dorsal root ganglion.
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  • My limbs became glassy, the bones and arteries faded, vanished, and the little white nerves went last.
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  • The drugs increase the number of transporters, chemicals that remove glutamate from nerves.
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  • The lobes of the cerebral hemisphere, optic nerves, arachnoid granulations and blood vessels are all identified.
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  • It is also richly innervated (supplied with nerves) and very well endowed with sensory receptors.
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  • They also can cause irritation to nerves leaving the spine causing a wide variety of problems.
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  • The nerves pass beneath Berry's ligament (a thickened area of fascia next to the trachea) and enter the larynx.
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  • Rumors of star midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo's imminent departure are jangling the nerves of the Old Trafford faithful.
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  • This causes the body's immune system to attack the myelin covering on nerves.
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  • Our revitalizing and reviving therapy for those wanting to soothe frayed nerves and combat travel fatigue and jet lag.
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  • We draw the line, however, at Aussie Rules; references to Australian sports jangle a few nerves at the Bank!
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  • So they added a fourth day to calm the nerves of everyone.
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  • At the same time, it stimulates the sympathetic nerves to squeeze the circulatory system.
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  • The anatomy of the visual pathway The optic nerves carry visual signals from each eye into the head.
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  • The main aim of surgery is to relieve compression of trapped nerves.
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  • However, the term also covers nerve conduction studies - testing the electrical function of nerve conduction studies - testing the electrical function of nerves in the limbs.
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  • Usually, this is the time you start panicking about the tricky bits, the time for early pre-concert nerves.
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  • The autonomic nerve fibers which radiate from the central nervous system to the ganglia of the autonomic nervous system are called preganglionic nerves.
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  • They are used to treat trigeminal neuralgia, a very painful condition in which blood vessels press on nerves.
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  • It's a complex nexus of nerves at the base of your brain.
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  • The wires joining each eye to the brain are called the optic nerves.
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  • My luck and my nerves held and I stared down at a stunning double-figure pike.
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  • This causes tension on the brachial plexus which may stretch or rupture the nerves.
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  • All three nerves are derived from the lumbar plexus.
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  • Brachial plexus palsy: Brachial plexus palsy: Brachial plexus palsy injuries are usually caused by traumatic stretching or tearing of the brachial plexus nerves during birth.
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  • To save Planet Earth, you will need lightning reflexes and nerves of steel.
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  • In MS, damage or scarring occurs to the myelin sheath a layer of fatty protein that protects the nerves.
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  • Spine The spine supports the skeleton, and surrounds and protects the delicate spinal cord and nerves.
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  • They can be affected by strain or by wear and tear and may develop bony swellings, causing pressure on nerves.
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  • Perception is sensation caused by a present affection of the external extremities of the nerves; memory is sensation caused, in the absence of present excitation, by dispositions of the nerves which are the result of past experiences; judgment is the perception of relations between sensations, and is itself a species of sensation, because if we are aware of the sensations we must be aware also of the relations between them; will he identifies with the feeling of desire, and therefore includes it as a variety of sensation.
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  • 3 If the beasts can properly be said to see at all, " they see as we do when our mind is distracted and keenly applied elsewhere; the images of outward objects paint themselves on the retina, and possibly even the impressions made in the optic nerves determine our limbs to different movements, but we feel nothing of it all, and move as if we were automata."
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  • The brachial plexus is formed by four or five of the lowest cervical nerves; the last nerve of this plexus often marks the boundary of the cervical and thoracic vertebrae.
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  • The serial number of these nerves depends chiefly upon the length of the neck, the extremes being represented by Cypselus (loth-14th cervical) and Cygnus (22nd-24th), the usual numbers of the common fowl being the 13th-17th nerves.
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  • A special " sympathetic " system arises by paired nerves from the oesophageal connectives; these nerves unite, and send back a median recurrent nerve associated with ganglia on the gullet and crop, whence proceed cords to various parts of the digestive system.
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  • (From Burger.) i, Opening of proboscis; 2, cephalic glands running to frontal organ; 3, dorsal commissure of brain; 4, cerebral organ; 5, upper dorsal nerve; 6, under dorsal nerve; 7, rhynchocoelic blood-vessel; 8, fore-gut; 9, rhynchocoel; to, nerve to proboscis; 11, proboscis; 12, genital sac; 13, genital pore; 14, mid-gut; 15, circular nerves; 16, pore of excretory system; 17, lateral organ; 18, excretory canal; 19, lateral vessel; 20,.
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  • ==Pharmacology of Aconite and Aconitine== Aconite first stimulates and later paralyses the nerves of pain, touch and temperature, if applied to the skin, broken or unbroken, or to a mucous membrane; the initial tingling therefore gives place to a longcontinued anaesthetic action.
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  • The vascular system is highly developed (in the non-degenerate forms); large arterial branches closely accompany or envelop the chief nerves; capillaries are well developed.
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  • A salivary gland degenerates when its nerve-supply is cut off; and the nerves leading up to the symmetrical sloughs in Raynaud's disease have been found in an advanced state of degeneration (Affleck and Wiglesworth).
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  • To sovereigns whose nerves had been shattered by the vicissitudes of the revolutionary epoch these symptoms were in the highest degree alarming; and Metternich was at pains to exaggerate their significance.
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  • It acts similarly, though less markedly, upon the nerves which determine the secretion of the perspiration, and is therefore a local anaesthetic or anodyne and an anhidrotic. Being rapidly absorbed into the blood, it exercises a long and highly important series of actions on nearly every part and function of the nervous system.
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  • In the primitive Phyllopoda, and less distinctly in some other orders, the nerves supplying the antennae arise, not from the brain, but from the circum-oesophageal commissures, and even in those cases where the nerves and the ganglia in which they are rooted have been moved forwards to the brain, the transverse commissure of the ganglia can still be traced, running behind the oesophagus.
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  • The position of the pores near the centre of the ambulacrals in Bothriocidaris need not be regarded as primitive, since other early Palaeozoic genera, not to mention the young of living forms, show that the podia originally passed out between the plates, and were only gradually surrounded by their substance; thus the original structure of the echinoid ambulacra differed from that of the early asteroid in the position of the radial vessels and nerves, which here lie beneath the plates instead of outside them.
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  • "Mantle" is used in many transferred senses, all with the meaning of "covering," as in zoology, for an enclosing sac or integument; thus it is applied to the "tunic" or layer of connective-tissue forming the body-wall of ascidians enclosing muscle-fibres, blood-sinuses and nerves (see Tunicata).
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  • His last years, after the sale of "Les Paillers," were passed in a ceaseless wandering, the result of the agitation of his nerves.
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  • I had a bit of a panic about meeting too many people and ordered a swift one, just to settle the nerves.
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  • These nerves are derived from the coeliac plexus and the thoracic splanchnic nerves.
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  • Nociceptive nerves, which preferentially detect injury-causing stimuli, have been identified in a variety of animals, including invertebrates.
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  • Substance P Nerves from nociceptors use this peptide to activate relay neurons in the spinal cord.
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  • The other is an effect on the nerves which can cause constipation and numbness and tingling in the fingers and toes.
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  • Halloween can rattle my nerves, because I am easily frightened by the macabre pranks at that time of year.
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  • Unfortunately, when that territory happens to include your furniture, there are more than just frayed nerves to consider.
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  • Once an animal is bitten and contracts rabies, the virus will begin to spread through the nerves of the animal and to the brain.
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  • Breathing will become difficult as nerves become unresponsive and the jaw may hang slack.
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  • These herbs work to calm nerves, strengthen the female system and balance hormones.
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  • Because of this, many researchers theorize that migraines are caused by an overabundance of naturally occurring brain substances that that cause blood vessels to swell and press on nerves in the head.
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  • The supplement is an alkaloid that works by controlling the nerves that operate the heart and blood vessels.
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  • Because it improves the function of the nerves in the brain it has a calming, yet clarifying effect that can make getting through a chaotic work day much easier.
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  • Whether it's a trip to the shore that sends you down memory lane or a relaxing shower that eases your nerves, there's something to inspire everyone in Bobbi Brown's small but sweet collection of fragrances.
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  • When I got back into the room, I was a bundle of nerves, anticipation, and I needed pain medication.
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  • Known as forex trading, this field requires nerves of steel, quick response time and careful attention to the market.
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  • This is reported to be the biological process by which the nerves in the body react to stress.
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  • Some people will have an alcoholic drink to calm their nerves.
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  • You start to drink more alcohol to help calm your nerves.
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  • Are your nerves so bad that you are shaking?
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  • Sharing your vows with your officiant can also be helpful and ease your nerves.
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  • Excessive heat, nerves, and stress can cause headaches, nausea, dizziness, and other illnesses that could be uncomfortable on your wedding day.
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  • Zany vows can help cut tension and calm nerves during what can be an otherwise stressful day.
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  • Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning (an EYE-OPENER) to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?
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  • Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning (as an "eye opener") to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?
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  • Not only does a person physically need the "high" from tobacco products, but he/she may also want to calm his/her nerves.
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  • Deep breathing can help you feel more mellow and soothe your frazzled nerves.
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  • In 1997, she hosted Saturday Night Live, which included the infamous skit where she stripped naked in front of the audience to calm her nerves.
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  • She's young, she's gorgeous and gets paid millions to play pretend for a living, so that in itself is enough for Megan Fox to get on anybody's nerves.
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  • Certain places on a dog's body, as well as a human's, are extra sensitive due to a greater clustering of nerves in the location.
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  • Peripheral Nervous System: There are two kinds of peripheral nerves, motor nerves and sensory nerves.
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  • Motor nerves come from the brain and control movement.
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  • Sensory nerves return information to the brain.
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  • Autonomic Nervous System; The autonomic nervous system is the set of involuntary nerves that controls body functions such as respiration and heartbeat.
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  • It contains nerves, hair follicles and supplies the epidermis with oils.
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  • The leaves have regular pinnate nerves, marginal teeth, and a dark green glossy surface; but they are smaller, the largest being about 8 inches long and 4 inches wide.
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  • The longer points, sharper teeth, more numerous nerves and leathery texture, together with the fact that they hang longer, may enable any one to tell the leaf of the Japan Zelkowa from that of the better-known Z. crenata.
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  • For this reason, it is best to shake off the nerves up front and get used to playing for an audience, even if you only ever hope to pull out your guitar at family gatherings.
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  • Amethyst: This purple variety of quartz crystal is believed to stimulate your intuition, and have a calming effect on the nerves.
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  • Numbness in the hands or hands falling asleep is not a symptom of bad circulation, but rather crimped or impaired nerves.
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  • Splints can provide support, help you avoid bending the hands and wrists awkwardly and reduce the chance of crimping any nerves.
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  • Take Quinine Tablets: Doctors often recommend quinine tables for leg cramps because this medication helps to lower the excitability of the nerves in the legs.
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  • In the mid-1970s, thrill-seekers were just beginning to experience the various ways roller coasters could test their senses, endurance, and nerves.
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  • This anticipation is further enhanced by the tribal music playing in the area that sets the blood pumping and gears up riders' nerves for the ultimate endurance and immunity challenge.
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  • Whatever the situation, don't let your nerves get the better of you.
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  • The sound effects, however, can get on your nerves.
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  • The crackling fires, screaming skeletons and the lovely sound of gold hitting the ground help make the effects in Untold Legends very pleasing to the ears, but the music will start to grind your nerves after awhile.
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  • Central nervous system-Part of the nervous system consisting of the brain, cranial nerves, and spinal cord.
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  • The cranial nerves and spinal cord link the brain to the peripheral nervous system, that is the nerves present in the rest of body.
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  • Neurologist-A doctor who specializes in disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
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  • Their eye muscles gain strength, and the connections between nerves multiply.
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  • Analgesics work at the level of the nerves, either by blocking the signal from the peripheral nervous system or by distorting the interpretation by the central nervous system.
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  • A growing tumor may press on nearby nerves, organs, and blood vessels, causing pain and pressure that may be the first warning signs of cancer.
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  • Various sized tumors may grow on the nerves in or leading away from the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves) and in the vascular system (veins and arteries) and other organ systems.
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  • In both types of NF, a genetic defect causes these neural crest cells to develop abnormally, resulting in numerous tumors and malformations of the nerves, bones, and skin.
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  • Tumor growth (schwannoma) on the nerves to the ears (auditory nerves) is most characteristic of NF-2.
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  • They occur under the skin, often located along nerves or within the gastrointestinal tract.
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  • X rays, CT scans, and MRI scans are performed to track the development/progression of tumors in the brain and along the nerves.
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  • Some brain tumors and tumors along the nerves, can be surgically removed or treated with chemotherapeutic drugs or x-ray treatments (radiation therapy).
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  • As tumors grow, they begin to destroy surrounding nerves and structures.
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  • Pulp-The soft, innermost layer of a tooth that contains its blood vessels and nerves.
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  • Pulpitis-Inflammation of the pulp of a tooth that involves the blood vessels and nerves.
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  • With this procedure, medication is injected into the space surrounding the spinal nerves.
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  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is the name of a group of inherited disorders of the nerves in the peripheral nervous system.
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  • These are the nerves throughout the body that communicate motor and sensory information to and from the spinal cord.
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  • As a result, the muscles connected to these nerves eventually weaken.
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  • The job of the myelin is to help messages travel very fast through the nerves.
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  • Specialized testing of the nerves, called nerve conduction testing (NCV), can be performed to determine if CMT1 or CMT2 is present.
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  • These tests measure the speed at which messages travel through the nerves.
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  • A nerve conduction velocity test should be performed to measure how fast impulses travel through the nerves.
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  • Myelin-A fatty sheath surrounding nerves throughout the body that helps them conduct impulses more quickly.
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  • Nerve condition velocity (NCV)-Technique for studying nerve or muscle disorders, measuring the speed at which nerves transmit signals.
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  • When the antibodies encounter allergens, mast cells release granules, which spill out their chemicals onto the cells of nearby tissues, including blood vessels and nerves.
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  • Research has shown that cells of the brain, nerves, skeletal muscles, liver, heart, kidneys, ears, eyes, and pancreas seem to be particularly affected because of their high energy requirements.
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  • The major symptoms, however, are due to invasion of the motor nerves, which are responsible for movement of the muscles.
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  • This viral invasion causes inflammation and then destruction of these nerves.
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  • The remaining, unaffected nerves then begin the process of attempting to grow branches, which can compensate for the destroyed nerves.
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  • It is involved in controlling vital functions, movement, sensation, and nerves supplying the head and neck.
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  • Multiple sclerosis-A progressive, autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterized by damage to the myelin sheath that covers nerves.
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  • When wounds affect the nerves, especially in the arms and legs, St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) can be helpful when taken internally or applied topically.
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  • Connective tissue-A group of tissues responsible for support throughout the body; includes cartilage, bone, fat, tissue underlying skin, and tissues that support organs, blood vessels, and nerves throughout the body.
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  • Neurologic-caused by failure of nerves to stimulate movement of the muscles of the intestines.
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  • With spasticity, muscles receive improper nerve signals, causing them to contract, while the brain is unable to communicate with the motor nerves to stop the muscles from contracting.
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  • In both tests, the examiner uses a computer, monitor, amplifier, loudspeaker, stimulator and high-tech filters to see and hear how the muscles and nerves are responding during the test.
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  • A stimulator delivers a very small electrical current (that does not cause damage to the body) through the electrodes, causing the nerves to fire.
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  • The electrical signals produced by the nerves and muscles during these tests are measured and recorded by a computer and displayed as electrical waves on the monitor.
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  • These medications work by preventing nerves from signaling the muscles to contract, thereby preventing muscle contractions.
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  • Baclofen is a muscle relaxant that works on nerves in the spinal cord to reduce spasticity.
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  • It works by preventing nerves from sending signals to the muscles that cause them to contract.
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  • The medications are injected directly onto nerves that supply spastic muscles to destroy them.
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  • Baclofen flows freely in the spinal canal, affecting the nerves to control hyperactive muscles.
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  • Familial dysautonomia: also called Riley-Day syndrome, an inherited disorder that affects the function of nerves throughout the body.
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  • Krabbe disease: an inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of the enzyme galactosylcereamidase, resulting in destruction of myelin, the fatty material that surrounds and insulates many of the nerves.
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  • Neurologist: a physician who has trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.
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  • Neurologists perform neurological examinations of the nerves of the head and neck; muscle strength and movement; balance, ambulation, and reflexes; and sensation, memory, speech, language, and other cognitive abilities.
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  • Spinal cord-The elongated nerve bundles that lie in the spinal canal and from which the spinal nerves emerge.
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  • Sensory-Refers to network of nerves that transmit information from the senses to the brain.
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  • Excessive sweating in the affected area is caused by overactivity of the nerves linked to the sweat glands.
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  • Surgical procedures involve removing portions of the nerves responsible for excessive sweating and removing sweat glands during an open or minimally invasive surgical procedure.
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  • Brachial plexopathy is any injury to the brachial plexus-the nerve bundles located on each side of the neck that give rise to the individual nerves controlling the muscles of the shoulders, arms, and hands.
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  • The nerves of the brachial plexus are the fifth through the eighth cervical nerves (C5, C6, C7, and C8) and the first thoracic nerve (T1).
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  • They run from nerve roots on each side of the upper spinal cord to regions beneath the collarbone where they branch out as the major nerves of the shoulders, arms, wrists, and hands.
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  • Every brachial plexus injury is different, depending on the affected nerve or nerves and the extent and severity of the injury.
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  • Also, casts are sometimes used to allow the nerves to heal.
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  • Severed nerves, particularly avulsion injuries in which the nerve is severed at the root, have poorer prognoses.
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  • In severe cases there may be permanent partial or total loss of nerve function in the affected nerves and weakness or paralysis of the arm may be permanent.
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  • Brachial plexus-A group of lower neck and upper back spinal nerves supplying the arm, forearm and hand.
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  • Cervical nerves-The eight pairs of nerves (C1C8) originating in the cervical (neck) region of the spinal cord.
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  • Erb's palsy or paralysis-A condition caused by an injury to the upper brachial plexus, involving the cervical nerves C5, C6, and sometimes C7, affecting the upper arm and the rotation of the lower arm.
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  • Klumpke's palsy or paralysis-A condition caused by an injury to the lower brachial plexus, involving the cervical nerves C7 and C8, and sometimes the thoracic nerve T1, causing weakness or paralysis in the hands and fingers.
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  • Total plexus palsy-Erb/Klumpke palsy; a condition resulting from injury involving all of the brachial plexus nerves and affecting the entire upper extremity of the body.
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  • The cornea is normally devoid of blood vessels yet has many sensory nerves.
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  • Pain is an unpleasant feeling that is conveyed to the brain by nerves in the body.
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  • To understand acute pain, it is necessary to understand the nerves that support it.
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  • For example, substance P relays the pain message to nerves leading to the spinal cord and brain.
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  • These neurotransmitters may also stimulate nerves leading back to the site of the injury.
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  • The pain is referred because the nerves that supply the damaged organ enter the spine in the same segment as the nerves that supply the area where the pain is felt.
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  • The herpes virus lies dormant in the nerves of the face and is reactivated by sunburn, a recent viral illness (cold or flu), and periods of stress.
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  • Laboratory tests include electromyography (a measurement of the electrical activity of muscle cells) and nerve conduction velocity tests, which measure the speed that nerves transmit impulses.
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  • The nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) is very sensitive to electric shock injury, and neurological problems are the most common consequences suffered by electric shock victims.
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  • Involvement of specific nerves of the face and head may also cause characteristic headaches.
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  • It is comprised of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.
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  • The eyes and their muscles, nerves, and blood vessels may be injured as well as the eye socket (orbit), which can be fractured by a forceful blow.
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  • The child's teeth will be examined for looseness, and the muscles and nerves of the face will be evaluated.
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  • Orbit-The eye socket which contains the eyeball, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels that serve the eye.
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  • If left untreated, it results in progressive vascular disease that may damage the blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, heart, and other organs.
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  • An asymmetrical response with this reflex may indicate a fractured clavicle or a birth injury to the nerves of the arm.
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  • Malignant primary bone tumors are characterized as either bone cancers which originate in the hard material of the bone or soft-tissue sarcomas which begin in blood vessels, nerves, or tissues containing muscles, fat, or fiber.
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  • Amputation may be the only therapeutic option for large tumors involving nerves or blood vessels that have not responded to chemotherapy.
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  • Also excluded from CP are any disorders of muscle control that arise in the muscles themselves and/or in the peripheral nervous system (nerves outside the brain and spinal cord).
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  • In its most severe form, termed spinal rachischisis, the entire spinal canal is open, exposing the spinal cord and nerves.
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  • The other terms indicate involvement of the spinal cord and nerves in the malformation.
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  • The spine may be completely open, exposing the spinal cord and nerves.
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  • As a rule, the nerves below the level of the abnormality develop in a faulty manner and fail to function, resulting in paralysis and loss of sensation below the level of the spine malformation.
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  • In these conditions, a tumor of fatty tissue becomes isolated among the nerves below the spinal cord, which may result in tethering of the spinal cord and complications similar to those with open spina bifida.
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  • Sensation is carried to the brain by neurons (nerve cells) running from the outer parts of the body to the spinal cord in bundles called nerves.
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  • This disturbance can occur in the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord), the nerve roots that are attached to the spinal cord, or the peripheral nervous system (nerves outside the brain and spinal cord).
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  • Compression can be short-lived, as when a heavy backpack compresses the nerves passing across the shoulders.
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  • Sensory nerves supply or innervate particular regions of the body.
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  • Determining the distribution of symptoms is an important way to identify the nerves involved.
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  • For instance, weakness may accompany damage to nerves that carry both sensory and motor neurons.
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  • In the early 2000s trials are being done to determine whether treatment with human nerve growth factor will be effective in regenerating the damaged nerves.
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  • However, paresthesias resulting from damaged nerves may persist throughout or even beyond the recovery period.
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  • Sensory, motor, and autonomic nerves are included.
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  • Sensory nerves-Sensory or afferent nerves carry impulses of sensation from the periphery or outward parts of the body to the brain and spinal cord.
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  • Major nerves of the body can become paralyzed for six to 14 days, causing double vision, difficulty swallowing and speaking, respiratory failure, and other problems.
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  • The same is true for bites that are deep or gaping; for bites to the head, hands, or feet; and for bites that may have broken a bone, damaged nerves, or caused a major injury of another kind.
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  • Spina bifida occurs during the first month of fetal development when a small bit of bone and skin fails to fully enclose the nerves of the spinal cord, leaving a hole or lesion.
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  • Neuromuscular scoliosis is due to loss of control of the nerves or muscles that support the spine.
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  • It consists of several comprehensive and in-depth assessments of mental status, cranial nerves, motor abilities, reflexes, sensory acuity, and posture and walking (gait) abilities.
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  • Cranial nerves are nerves that originate in the brain and connect to specialized structures such as the nose, eyes, muscles in the face, scalp, ear, and tongue.
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  • This imbalance can prevent the muscles and nerves from responding and recovering normally and can lead to cramping.
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  • In both tests, the examiner uses a computer, monitor, amplifier, loudspeaker, stimulator, and high-tech filters to see and hear how the muscles and nerves are responding during the test.
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  • The fingertip consists of the uppermost phalanx with surrounding muscle, tissue, nerves, and nail.
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  • A fingertip is a highly complex structure, with many specialized features, one of which is a rich network of sensory nerves.
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  • Fingertips contain many nerves and are extremely sensitive.
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  • Nerves are examined for sensory (feeling sensations) and motor (movement) function.
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  • The toxin spreads along the nerves of the body, causing the nerves to fire (react).
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  • Soft-tissue sarcomas are malignant tumors of the muscle, nerves, joints, blood vessels, deep skin tissues, or fat.
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  • It is theorized that brain infection is caused by the virus moving from a peripheral location to the brain via two nerves, the olfactory and the trigeminal (largest nerves in the skull).
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  • Incomplete development of the optic (sight) and olfactory (smell) nerves often accompany the brain defects described above.
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  • It is named for Sir Charles Bell, a Scottish surgeon who, over two hundred years ago, did much of the earliest research regarding the anatomy and pathology of the cranial nerves.
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  • There are 12 sets of bilateral cranial nerves originating in the posterior portion of the brain stem, called the pons.
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  • These nerves control various functions in the upper portion of the body, especially within the face and head.
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  • Usually facial exercises will not be necessary for children with Bell's palsy unless the paralysis does not resolve itself and there is long-term damage to nerves.
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  • Sensorineural hearing loss-Hearing loss caused by damage to the nerves or parts of the inner ear governing the sense of hearing.
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  • The extensive network of nerves in the brain and the rest of the nervous system are made up of nerve cells.
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  • These muscle bleeds result in pain and pressure on the nerves in the area of the bleed.
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  • Damage to nerves can cause numbness and decreased ability to use the injured limb.
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  • Also, botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin that blocks the ability of motor nerves to release acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter that relays nerve signals to muscles.
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  • Swelling and destruction of these tissues may lead to damage of certain nerves, resulting in spasms of the jaw muscles or paralysis of the facial muscles.
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  • The various swellings and enlargements throughout the body may press on nerves, causing sensations of local tingling or burning and sometimes result in muscle weakness.
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  • A large network of nerves control the normal rhythmic contractions of the colon.
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  • The CNS comprises the brain and spinal cord, and the PNS is composed of the nerves that stem from and lead into the CNS.
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  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) applies a small electric current to certain parts of nerves, potentially interrupt pain signals and induce the release of endorphins.
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  • Augmentative procedures include electrical stimulation or direct application of drugs to the nerves that are transmitting the pain signals.
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  • In this procedure, instead of applying the current across the skin, electrodes are implanted to stimulate peripheral nerves or nerves in the spinal cord.
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  • Connective tissue and muscle separate the muscosa from the second layer, the submucosa, which contains blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves, and glands.
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  • The virus migrates along nerves to an area of regional ganglia (nerve centers) and then typically enters into a latent (sleeping) phase.
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  • With acetylcholine release blocked, nerves are not able to stimulate muscles.
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  • Dura mater-The strongest and outermost of three membranes that protect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves of the cauda equina.
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  • In adults, less common effects of Lyme disease are heart abnormalities (such as irregular rhythm or cardiac block) and eye abnormalities (such as swelling of the cornea, tissue, or eye muscles and nerves).
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  • Here, the signals are conveyed both to the brain and to nerves that control muscles affected by the stimulus.
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  • When the skeleton grows so thick that nerves are unable to pass between bones, the individual may have a nerve damage, paralysis, or become blind or deaf.
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  • Individuals who develop the adult form of the disease have normal life spans, although they experience more bone fractures and complications related to compression of cranial nerves.
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  • Cranial nerves-The set of twelve nerves found on each side of the head and neck that control the sensory and muscle functions of the eyes, nose, tongue, face, and throat.
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  • Dermis-The basal layer of skin; it contains blood and lymphatic vessels, nerves, glands, and hair follicles.
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  • A spinal cord injury can also affect the nerves and muscles and can cause bowel and bladder problems and skin problems.
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  • Gray matter-Areas of the brain and spinal cord that are comprised mostly of unmyelinated nerves.
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  • White matter-A substance, composed primarily of myelin fibers, found in the brain and nervous system that protects nerves and allows messages to be sent to and from the brain and various parts of the body.
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  • Nerves are stimulated in the inner ear, which then relay the sound signals to the brain.
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  • Without these nerves, the affected segment of the colon lacks the ability to relax and move bowel contents along.
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  • Enterocolitis-Severe inflammation of the intestines that affects the intestinal lining, muscle, nerves and blood vessels.
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  • Baclofen (Lioresal) is a muscle relaxant that works on nerves in the spinal cord to reduce spasticity.
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  • From the bite or other area of penetration, the virus multiplies as it spreads along nerves that travel away from the spinal cord and brain (efferent nerves) and into the salivary glands.
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  • Efferent nerves-Peripheral nerves that carry signals away from the brain and spinal cord.
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  • This pressure usually results in a crushing injury, causing damage to such deep structures as bones, blood vessels, tendons, muscles, and nerves.
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  • Maintaining calcium at a constant level is absolutely required for human life, since dissolved calcium is required for nerves and muscles to work.
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  • The result can be damaging to the brain, nerves, and many other parts of the body.
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  • If tweezing is particularly painful, alternate working on different areas to allow the nerves a chance to recover.
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  • Your nerves will undoubtedly get the best of you if your muscles are tense, which may result in everything from overcompensated bobs to uneven cuts.
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  • The best defense against interview nerves is being confident and prepared.
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  • In some cases, a woman will have shoulder pain instead of abdominal pain; this is because pain can radiate along nerves that are not directly involved.
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  • Pudendal blocks are injections into both sides of the vagina to block nerves.
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  • As the baby grows and gains weight, he/she may begin to press down on the nerves at the tops of your legs, causing discomfort and cramps.
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  • For women with very large or pendulous breasts, however, repositioning may require cutting the nerves and ducts that connect to the nipples.
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  • Sometimes a co-worker's opinion can be very helpful in soothing your nerves.
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  • Birth defects or trauma to the pelvis may damage nerves or the structure needed to achieve an erection.
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  • Cranial nerves become visible and the brain forms five distinct areas as it develops.
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  • If nerve entrapment is suspected, surgery may be done to free the nerves from scar tissue or to cut the nerves.
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  • Even if you are having trouble keeping your nerves calm, you need to try your best to change your facial expression to keep the mood going.
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  • Vitamin B12 is important to help your body build healthy cells and nerves.
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  • Vitamin E also plays an important role in supporting cell membrane structure and maintaining health of eyes, skin, hair, circulation, red blood cells, muscles and nerves.
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  • Simply lighting a candle of a specific scent can calm your nerves, energize you, work to relieve a stress headache, or give you the carefree feeling of a walk on the beach.
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  • You can overcome kissing nerves with first kissing tips.
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  • Whether just to play around or as a tool to get over "first date" nerves, there's many ways to "score" in the virtual realm.
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  • If your nerves are getting the best of you, girls will pick up on it and it will be even harder to find conversation topics.
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  • Someone who is flirting is firing all the same nerves as if he was hunting.
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  • Touching his face, clothing or hair: He might rub his chin or smooth his hand through his hair due to nerves, unconsciously grooming himself for you.
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  • Nerve Damage: Deficiencies of vitamin B12 can damage the nerves that relay information between the central nervous system and the rest of your body.
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  • Stay away from the Fire signs Aries, Leo and Sagittarius, as well as Air signs Libra, Gemini, and Aquarius; they''ll only serve to get on your nerves.
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  • Pisces' charm has a way of softening Taurus' heart, while Taurus provides a certain sense of stability that helps calm Pisces's nerves.
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