Definition of Nerve pathway
1. Noun. A bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.
Specialized synonyms: Optic Radiation, Radiatio Optica, Commissure, Cerebral Peduncle, Peduncle
Generic synonyms: Substantia Alba, White Matter
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Literary usage of Nerve pathway
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1. Introductory Psychology for Teachers by Edward Kellogg Strong (1922)
"This nervous stimulation travels over the nerve pathway into the spinal cord. At L the current jumps a tiny gap to the second nerve cell. ..."
2. Studies in Philosophy and Psychology by Charles Edward Garman, James Hayden Tufts, Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge, Edmund Burke Delabarre, Arthur Henry Pierce, Frank Chapman Sharp (1906)
"One of the influences which decreases the resistance of a nerve pathway is previous activity of that pathway : repeated activity gives rise to a permanent ..."
3. The First Year of Science by John Charles Hessler (1915)
"From what we have just read we can understand that the nerve pathway, along which an impulse must travel, does not act like a continuous "wire," but like a ..."
4. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"This name was given to the structure under the misapprehension that it constitutes a nerve pathway through which so-called sympathetic—or, ..."
5. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1919)
"In this nerve there was continuity of the nerve pathway and without an impassable barrier to down- growth. Similar cases might be cited ; however these ..."
6. A Textbook of Human Physiology: Including a Section on Physiologic Apparatus. by Albert Philson Brubaker (1922)
"... physical stimulus; (2) a specialized terminal organ; (3) an afferent nerve pathway, and (4) a specialized receptive sensor cell in the cerebral cortex. ..."
7. Equilibrium and Vertigo by Isaac Hampshur Jones, Lewis Fisher (1918)
"It is generally known that theie must exist a definite nerve-pathway between the cochlea •md the cerebral cortex in order that stimulation of the cochlea by ..."