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Nervous system

The organ system which, along with the endocrine system, correlates the adjustments and reactions of the organism to its internal and external enviroment.

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deep fibular nerve

Anatomy; Nervous system

The deep fibular nerve (deep peroneal nerve) begins at the bifurcation of the common fibular nerve, between the fibula and upper part of the fibularis (peronæus) longus, passes infero-medially, deep ...

deep petrosal nerve

Anatomy; Nervous system

The deep petrosal nerve (large deep petrosal nerve) is given off from the carotid plexus, and runs through the carotid canal lateral to the internal carotid artery.


Anatomy; Nervous system

They are so called nerves or neurons that transmit impulses from the sense organs and other brain receptors.

greater auricular nerve

Anatomy; Nervous system

The great auricular nerve originates from the cervical plexus, composed of branches of spinal nerves C2 and C3. It provides sensory innervation to the skin over Parotid gland and mastoid process, and ...

Ventricular fibrillation

Anatomy; Allergies and allergens

An erratic, disorganised firing of impulses from the ventricles. The ventricles quiver and are unable to contract or pump blood to the body. This is a medical emergency that must be treated with ...

Abducens nerve

Anatomy; Nervous system

The sixth cranial nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle of each eye ball.


Anatomy; Nervous system

The enlarged and highly developed mass of nervous tissue that forms the upper end of the central nervous system.

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