noun Anatomy, Physiology.
a process, axon, or dendrite of a nerve cell.
Origin of nerve fiber
First recorded in 1830–40
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He awoke from his stupor with a shock that set every nerve-fiber quivering.
A threadlike process of a neuron, especially the axon that conducts nerve impulses.
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