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terminal nerve

terminal nerve in Medicine

terminal nerve n.
Any of the plexiform nerve strands passing parallel and medial to the olfactory tracts, distributing with the olfactory nerves and passing centrally into the anterior perforated substance.

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  • A fibre of nerve tissue, or a bundle of such fibres, connecting nerve ganglia with each other or with some terminal nerve organ.

    A Handbook of Health Woods Hutchinson
  • The intense pain of the ulcers is supposed to be due to pressure upon the terminal nerve filaments in the dense sclerotic tissue.

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