Regeneration of Nerve Fibers (Modified from WILLIS and WILLIS 1972)
Severing of nerve fibers immediately leads to loss of the ability to conduct impulses and within a few weeks the fibers degenerate. Nonetheless, nerve fibers are capable of regeneration under certain circumstances. The process is depicted in this plate.
KeywordsNerve Fiber Myelin Sheath Distal Stump Proximal Stump Unmyelinated Nerve
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