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central nervous system

noun

Medical Definition of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

:  the part of the nervous system which in vertebrates consists of the brain and spinal cord, to which sensory impulses are transmitted and from which motor impulses pass out, and which supervises and coordinates the activity of the entire nervous system—compare autonomic nervous system, peripheral nervous system

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July 04, 2015
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