nerve net

noun

Definition of nerve net

: a network of neurons apparently continuous with one another and conducting impulses in all directions also : a primitive nervous system (as in a jellyfish) consisting of such a network

First Known Use of nerve net

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Nerve net.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nerve%20net. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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