nerve fiber definition

  • noun:
    • A threadlike procedure of a neuron, especially the extended axon that conducts nerve impulses.
    • An axon.
    • one of the materials which nerves are made up. These fibers are generally medullated or nonmedullated. In both sorts the fundamental component is the translucent threadlike axis cylinder which is continuous the entire period of the fiber.
    • a moment cord conveying molecular disruption which serves as a stimulus to some peripheral energetic organ or to some main stressed apparatus.
    • a threadlike expansion of a nerve mobile

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