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Central nervous system

Introduction: Central nervous system

Description of Central nervous system

Central nervous system: CNS. The brain and spinal cord.
Source: National Institute of Health

Central nervous system: the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Central nervous system: main information processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Source: CRISP

Central nervous system: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Central nervous system: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Central nervous system as an Organ

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Central nervous system (organ): See Central nervous system (organ information).

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Terms Similar to Central nervous system:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • central nervous system effect

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More specific terms for Central nervous system:

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Central nervous system

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Central nervous system can be used for:

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The description of Central nervous system may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Central nervous system

The following list attempts to classify Central nervous system into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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