Definition of Neurapraxia

1. Noun. The least severe form of nerve injury, in which the structure of the nerve remains intact, but there is an interruption in conduction of the impulse down the nerve fiber. ¹



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Medical Definition of Neurapraxia

1. The mildest type of focal nerve lesion that produces clinical deficits; localised loss of conduction along a nerve without axon degeneration; caused by a focal lesion, usually demyelinating, and followed by a complete recovery. Term often misspelled (neuropraxia), and often used, incorrectly, as a synonym for nerve lesion. See: axonotmesis. Origin: neur-+ G. A-priv. + praxis, action (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurapraxia

neuralgies
neuralgiform
neuralgy
neuralizing
neurally
neuramic
neuraminic
neuraminic acid
neuraminidase
neuraminidases
neuramoebimeter
neuranagenesis
neurapophyses
neurapophysial
neurapophysis
neurapraxia (current term)
neurapraxias
neurarchy
neurasthenia
neurasthenia gravis
neurasthenia praecox
neurasthenias
neurasthenic
neurasthenic helmet
neurasthenic personality
neurasthenically
neurasthenics
neuration
neurations
neuraxes

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