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Nervous system

Introduction: Nervous system

Description of Nervous system

Nervous system: the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells.
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Nervous system: entire nerve apparatus; in higher animals it is composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses.
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Nervous system: The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed).
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Nervous system: The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Nervous system as an Organ

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