nerve rootlet nerve root·let (rōōt’lĭt, rut’-)
See root filament.
[nurv] /nɜrv/ noun 1. one or more bundles of fibers forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body. 2. a sinew or tendon: to strain every nerve. 3. firmness or courage under trying circumstances: an assignment requiring nerve. 4. […]
- Nerve tissue
nerve tissue n. A highly differentiated tissue composed of nerve cells, nerve fibers, dendrites, and neuroglia.
- Nerve to stapedius muscle
nerve to stapedius muscle n. A branch of the facial nerve arising in the facial canal and innervating the stapedius muscle.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the main stem of a nerve. nerve trunk n. The main stem of a nerve, consisting of a bundle of nerve fibers bound together by a tough sheath of connective tissue.