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    Why is damage to peripheral nerve fibers often reversible, whereas damage to central nervous system fibers rarely is?

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    Explain why damage to peripheral nerve fibers is often reversible, whereas damage to the central nerve fibers rarely is.

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    Problem: Explain why damage to peripheral nerve fibers is often reversible, whereas damage to the central nerve fibers rarely is.

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    This solution addresses why nerve damage in the PNS is reversible, but irreversible in the CNS in 953 words with two references and a diagram of injury and repairs to both a peripheral nervous system and a central nervous system.

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