SUFFOCATIO

\sˌʌfəkˈe͡ɪʃɪˌə͡ʊ], \sˌʌfəkˈe‍ɪʃɪˌə‍ʊ], \s_ˌʌ_f_ə_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ɪ__ˌəʊ]\
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  • Suffocation, Orthopnoea -s. Hypocbondriaca, Hypochondriasis-s. Hysterica, Augone- s. Stridula, Cynanche trachealis- s. Angone.
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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