Any of the myelinated nerve fibers in somatic nerves, measuring 1 to 22 microns in diameter, conducting nerve impulses at a rate of 6 to 120 meters per second.
Is Irregardless A Word?Few words draw the ire of grammarians as swiftly as irregardless. The term has been in use in English for over a century, but whether or not it’s a “real word” or one you should use in daily conversation continues to be the subject of debate. Irregardless is a nonstandard synonym for regardless, which means “without concern as to advice, warning, or hardship,” or “heedless.” …
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