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Introduction: CNS

Description of CNS

CNS: Central nervous system including brain and spinal cord.

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

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

CNS: Related Topics

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Abbreviation: CNS

CNS: an abbreviation of: Central nervous system

CNS as an Organ

CNS (organ): Another name for Central nervous system.

CNS (organ): The central nervous system has many functions and...more »

CNS (organ): The brain and nervous system form an intricate network of electrical signals that are responsible for coordinating

Together, the brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system . This complex system is... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI)

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Broader terms for CNS

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For a description of CNS, see:

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Hierarchical classifications of CNS

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

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Source: WordNet 2.1

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