Any of the nerve fibers that inhibit either the activity of the nerve cells with which they have synaptic connections or the activity of the effector tissue in which they terminate.
Why Do Brits And Americans Spell Words Differently?Brits and Americans may share a mother tongue, but when it comes to spelling a handful of common terms, we just can't seem to settle on a shared favorite—or is it favourite?—approach.
Nutritional vs. HealthyYou’ll often see these two words in the same paragraph or even the same sentence, and at first glance, it seems natural that healthy and nutritional would go hand-in-hand. But, a closer examination reveals the true scope of each word, and a better understanding may help you make better food choices. (No judgment. Some of us are still holding on to our love of a certain breakfast cereal …
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