Example sentences for: afferents

How can you use “afferents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The intercostal muscle spindles localized in this study show that 1° and 2° afferents could be found with equal frequency along the dorsal - ventral extent of the intercostal space.

  • Discharge frequencies found for primary muscle spindles in the present study are also similar to those for 1° afferents in other muscles with intact γ-innervation [ 9 16 17 ] and without γ-innervation [ 18 19 20 ] . In these studies, the 1° muscle spindles were found to possess the greatest sensitivity to changes in velocity.

  • The 1° afferents possessed higher conduction velocities (CV = 68.

  • As in newborn animals, efferent fibers closely follow the pattern of innervation displayed by afferents (data not shown).

  • Afferents were classified as Golgi tendon organs if electrical stimulation of the adjacent extrafusal muscle fibers caused the receptor to increase its discharge frequency.


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