\pɹˌə͡ʊtə͡ʊzˈuːn], \pɹˌə‍ʊtə‍ʊzˈuːn], \p_ɹ_ˌəʊ_t_əʊ_z_ˈuː_n]\
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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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nerve fiber

  • a threadlike extension of nerve cell Slender processes of neurons, especially the prolonged axons that conduct nerve impulses. One units trunk; it is axis process a neuron and medullated, i. e. white substance Schwann (myelin), medullated; either the medullated non-axis-cylinder or may not be surrounded by primitive sheath neurilemma, so that there are four forms of nerve-fibers.
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