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Encyclopedia > Segmental innervation

Segmental innervation refers to the distribution (innervation) of nerves within an organ or muscle. These nerves are attached to a segment of the spine. [1] A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of nerve fibers or axons, which includes the glia that ensheath the axons in myelin. ... A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of nerve fibers or axons, which includes the glia that ensheath the axons in myelin. ...


Segmental innervation can be mapped through stimulation of the nerve at the spinal segment. [2]


References

  1. ^ Puri and Tyrer. (1992). Sciences Basic to Psychiatry, Edinburgh: Robert Stevenson House. ISBN 0-443-05514-9
  2. ^ DETERMINATION OF THE SEGMENTAL SENSORY AND MOTOR INNERVATION OF THE LUMBOSACRAL SPINAL NERVES: AN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY

 
 

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