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Peripheral nervous system

Introduction: Peripheral nervous system

Description of Peripheral nervous system

Peripheral nervous system: All motor and sensory nerves outside the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).

Peripheral nervous system: the section of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord.
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Peripheral nervous system: peripheral nervous system is outside of the brain and spinal cord; it has autonomic and somatic divisions; the autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions and the somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.
Source: CRISP

Peripheral nervous system: The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions. The somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Peripheral nervous system

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