Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Accommodation (of a Nerve Fiber)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_25

Definition

The use dependant changes of action potential conduction and initiation of a nerve fiber, manifesting as conduction velocity, slowing or increasing the activation threshold.

 Mechano-Insensitive C-Fibres, Biophysics

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