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Blockade of afferent nerves results in bladder analgesia, while lack of transmission in efferent fibers causes a detrusor blockade that outlasts motor blockade by as much as several hours.
max] is not influenced by these processes as the efferent fibers do not propagate to the spinal cord.
These observations suggest that the formation of the outer oral nerve hood plexus is initiated by efferent fibers from the CNS.