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Central Nervous System

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Sensory fiber with maximum conduction

velocity:



A C- fiber
B Alpha fiber

C Beta fiber
D Gamma fiber


Ans. B Alpha fiber

(Ref: Review of Medical Physiology- Ganong’s-23rd Edition, P-215)

Alpha fibers are thickly myelinated (12-20 micrometer in diameter) & conduct at rates of 70-120m/s, which is the maximum with lowest in C fibres at 0.7-2.3 m/sec.

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