Overview

delta fibre


Related Overviews

 

'delta fibre' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Psychology

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A small-diameter, thinly myelinated type of afferent nerve fibre with low conduction velocity, such as any of the afferent fibres from certain pain, temperature, and touch receptors. US delta fiber. Also written δ fibre. Compare alpha fibre, Ia fibre, Ib fibre, II fibre, C fibre, gamma fibre. [From delta (δ) the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet]

Subjects: Psychology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.