How To Conduct A Food Taste Test?

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Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) is a test of the speed of electrical signals through a nerve.


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NCV


How the test is performed

Patches called surface electrodes, similar to those used for ECG, are placed on the skin over nerves at various locations. Each patch gives off a very mild electrical impulse, which stimulates the nerve.

The nerve's resulting electrical activity is recorded by the other electrodes. The distance between electrodes and the...

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