CRiedinger_sensoryfibres

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Overview of the different types of sensory fibres.

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CRiedinger_sensoryfibres

  1. 1. C.RiedingerOverview of sensory fibres AlternativeFibre Size Type Function Synapse Anoxia Anaestetics nomenclature blocked 4th as fast myelinated proprio-receptors of many Na+A-alpha I thickest outer parts blocked 1st NOT present in skin! skeletal muscle channels = "satiety factor" touch, proprioception, blocked 1st asA-beta II thick middle-myelinated mechano-receptors of deeper large fibres have blocked 3rd skin little E reserves stabbing pain, coldA-delta III medium slow myelinated deeper blocked 2nd blocked 2nd temperature burning pain, achingAC IV thin slow unmyelinated pain, itch, warm ventral, deepest blocked 3rd blocked 1st temperature

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