nerve decompression n.
The relief of pressure on a nerve trunk by the excision of constricting bands or the widening of the bony canal.
noun, Anatomy, Physiology. 1. a process, axon, or dendrite of a nerve cell. nerve fiber n. A threadlike process of a neuron, especially the axon that conducts nerve impulses. nerve fiber See axon.
- Nerve fibre
noun 1. a threadlike extension of a nerve cell; axon
- Nerve food
noun a type of food thought to nourish the nerve and brain cells and possibly relieve stress and exhaustion
noun 1. any of several poison gases, derived chiefly from phosphoric acid, that weaken or paralyze the nervous system, especially that part of the system controlling respiration. noun 1. (esp in chemical warfare) any of various poisonous gases that have a potentially fatal paralysing effect on the central nervous system noun a poisonous gas that […]