A-DELTA FIBER

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "A-DELTA FIBER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/a-delta-fiber/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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