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MANZANO, Gilberto M.; GIULIANO, Lydia M.P.  and  NOBREGA, João A.M.. A brief historical note on the classification of nerve fibers. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2008, vol.66, n.1, pp.117-119. ISSN 0004-282X.

This is a brief review of the literature focused on the articles that formed the basis for the classification of the nerve fibers. Mention is also made to the origin of the nomenclature of the different motoneurons (a, b and g).

Keywords : nerve fibers; peripheral nerves; motoneurones; classification; history.

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