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1

A alpha nerve fibre cell type

Motor
Muscle stretch and tension sensory

2

A alpha nerve fibre axon diameter

15 microns

3

A alpha nerve fibre axon conduction speed

60-100m/s

4

A beta nerve fibre axon type

Sensory for touch, pressure, vibration and joint position

5

A beta nerve fibre axon diameter

12-14 microns

6

A beta nerve fibre axon conduction speed

30-60m/s

7

A gamma nerve fibre axon type

Motor

8

A gamma nerve fibre axon diameter

8-10 microns

9

A gamma nerve fibre axon conduction speed

15-30m/s

10

A delta nerve fibre axon type

Sharp pain, very light touch and temperature

11

A delta nerve fibre axon diameter

6-8 microns

12

A delta nerve fibre axon conduction speed

10-15m/s

13

B nerve fibre type

Sympathetic motor

14

B nerve fibre diameter

2-5 microns

15

B nerve fibre speed of conduction

3-10m/s

16

C nerve fibre type

Dull, aching, burning pain and temperature

17

C nerve fibre diameter

1 micron

18

C nerve fibre speed of conduction

<1.5m/s