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NERVE FIBRE CLASSIFICATION

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NERVE FIBRE CLASSIFICATION

1. Group A fibres:
- Alpha: 12-20um => motor, proprioception.
- Beta: 5-12um => touch, pressure, proprioception.
- Gamma: 5-12um => fusimotor to muscle spindles.
- Delta: 1-15um => touch, pain, temperature.

2. Group B fibres: 3um, myelinated => pre-ganglionic autonomic.

3. Group C fibres: 2um, unmyelinated => post-ganglionic autonomic.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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