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nervous system

noun

: the system of nerves in your body that sends messages for controlling movement and feeling between the brain and the other parts of the body

Full Definition of NERVOUS SYSTEM

:  the bodily system that in vertebrates is made up of the brain and spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts of the receptor organs and that receives and interprets stimuli and transmits impulses to the effector organs — compare central nervous systemautonomic nervous system, peripheral nervous system

First Known Use of NERVOUS SYSTEM

1726

nervous system

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NERVOUS SYSTEM

:  the bodily system that in vertebrates is made up of the brain and spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts of the receptor organs and that receives and interprets stimuli and transmits impulses to the effector organs—see autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system
May 30, 2015
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