What is A-DELTA FIBER?

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a medullae axon, of reasonably big dimension, transferring ache or temperature reports to the neurological system.

A-DELTA FIBER: "Acupuncture takes advantage of a-delta fibers by inserting fine needles in the appropriate areas so as to block these fibers from alerting the brain to pain sensations."

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