somatosensory evoked response

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2026
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A definition of the term "somatosensory evoked response" is presented. It refers to the response produced by small, painless electrical stimulus administered to large sensory fibers in mixed nerves of the hand or leg. The waves produced by it helps to determine the functional state of the nerves.


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