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The Messengers 1

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

At Cambridge, Elliott, and then Langley, speculate that impulses liberate chemicals from nerve endings. Others, including Adrian, believe that nerve endings exert their effects by electric currents ... More


Neuroanatomy of CTA: lesion studies

F. Bermúdez-Rattoni and T Yamamoto

in Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Food properties are transmitted by taste nerves from the buds in the oral cavity to the nucleus tractus solitarius (NTS) in the brain stem. Gastrointestinal irritation caused by toxic meal activates ... More


Tachygastrias

Kenneth L. Koch and Robert M. Stern

in Handbook of Electrogastrography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147889
eISBN:
9780197561850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147889.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

Gastric dysrhythmias are abnormal myoelectrical signals originating from the stomach. As recorded from cutaneous or serosal electrodes, bradygastrias range from 0 to 2.5 cycles per minute (cpm). ... More


Diagnosis of Fatigue

Daniel J. Wallace, Richa Mishra, and Frederick B. Vivino

in The Sjögren's Book

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197502112
eISBN:
9780197650417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502112.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Fatigue is a common and disabling symptom for patients with Sjögren’s disease and is best defined as a low-energy state characterized by physical or mental weariness. Fatigue represents one of the ... More


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