The Integrative Action of the Nervous System (Classic Reprint)

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Argument: Correspondence between intensity of stimulus and intensity of re?ex reaction. Differences between different re ?exes in this respect. Functional solidarity of the intraspinal group of elements composing a re?ex centre. Sensitivity of re?exes, as compared with nerve-trunks, to asphyxia] and anaemic conditions, and to anaesthetic and certain other drugs. Functional significance of the neural perikarya. Re?exes of double-sign. Re?exes of successive double-sign, and of simultaneous double-sign. Evidence of reciprocal innervation in re?exes. Re?ex inhibition of the tonus of skeletal muscles. Re?ex inhibition of the knee-jerk. Time-relations and other characters of re?ex inhibition as exemplified by the ?exion re?ex. Other examples of inhibition as part of re?ex recipro cal innervation. The seat of this re?ex inhibition is intraspinal. Conversion of re?ex inhibition into re?ex excitation by strych nine and by tetanus toxin. Significance of the centr situation of re?ex inhibition in the cases here dealt with.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Charles Scott Sherrington


Published Date - August 22 2019

ISBN - 9781527947214

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm

Page Count - 427

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