Definition of Depressor nerve

1. Noun. Any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves.

Exact synonyms: Depressor
Generic synonyms: Nerve, Nervus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Depressor Nerve

depressor anguli oris
depressor fibres
depressor labii inferioris
depressor muscle
depressor muscle of epiglottis
depressor muscle of eyebrow
depressor muscle of lower lip
depressor muscle of septum
depressor nerve (current term)
depressor nerve of Ludwig
depressor reflex
depressor septi
depressor septi muscle
depressor supercilii
depressor supercilii muscle

Literary usage of Depressor nerve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"THE depressor nerve. In studying the action of this nerve and the effect of variations ... STEINER came to the conclusion that the depressor nerve has other ..."

2. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"... suggestive example of the regulating action of the depressor nerve i given by Sewall. When the carotids in a rabbit are clamped a variable M not very ..."

3. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"... such as the condition of the nervous system, state of blood pressure and the like, the nerve is known by the name of the depressor nerve. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"11, which illustrates the innervation of the heart and bloodvessels and especially the inhibition aud action of the depressor nerve. and accelerating ..."

5. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Austin Flint (1888)
"... nerves — Properties and uses of the cardiac nerves— Depressor-nerve of the circulation— ... Depressornerve ..."

6. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1888)
"Diagram of the nerves of the submaxillary gland . . . . . 311 60. The depressor nerve 324 61. Rise of pressure due to stimulation of the sciatic nerve . ..."

7. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"The evidence for the normal function of the depressor nerve. — This unexpected result led us to review the evidence on which the current view of the normal ..."

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