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  • noun Plural form of afferent.

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  • For further enlightment, read the article, "Vagal afferents from the uterus and cervix provide direct connections to the brainstem" by JJ Collins, CE Lin and RE Papka, Dept. of Neurobiology, Northeastern Ohio Univsities College of Medicine

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • "Vagal afferents from the uterus and cervix, provide direct connections to the brainstem"

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • Larsen: Well, you have ascending pathways in the central nervous system and the impulses, the afferents, can get steered either to the amygdala which is a fight-or-flight kind of system, very emotionally intense.

    Interview with Stephen Larsen, author, THE FUNDAMENTALIST MIND

  • Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide afferents to the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in the rat: an immunohistochemical and biochemical study.

    More Parts of the Puzzle

  • Larsen: Well, you have ascending pathways in the central nervous system and the impulses, the afferents, can get steered either to the amygdala which is a fight-or-flight kind of system, very emotionally intense.

    Printing: Interview with Stephen Larsen, author, THE FUNDAMENTALIST MIND

  • Evidence from animal studies also suggest that fetal somatosensory afferents are activated in response to potentially painful stimuli 24.

    Morality is Objective (And People Are Wrong)

  • He next took up muscular afferents, in particular the muscle spindles and their motor control; passing over to the spinal cord, he studied the projection of these affarents and separated tonic and phasic motoneurons, established algebraical summation of excitation and inhibition upon these cells, finally also making use of the intracellular approach for the investigation of these and several other problems of motor control.

    Ragnar Granit - Biography

  • In both cases a normal self-braking has been lost along with the deprivation of the muscle of its own proprioceptive afferents.

    Sir Charles Sherrington - Nobel Lecture

  • The superior mesenteric glands receive afferents from the jejunum, ileum, cecum, vermiform process, and the ascending and transverse parts of the colon; their efferents pass to the preaortic glands.

    VIII. The Lymphatic System. 6. The Lymphatics of the Abdomen and Pelvis

  • They receive their afferents from the stomach; their efferents pass to the celiac group of preaortic glands.

    VIII. The Lymphatic System. 6. The Lymphatics of the Abdomen and Pelvis

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