Definition of peripheral nervous system in English:
The nervous system outside the brain and spinal cord.
- The nervous system is subdivided into the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
- The autonomic nervous system includes parts of the central and peripheral nervous systems.
- The primary sites of toxicity are the central and peripheral nervous systems, with particular toxicity to the cerebellum and motor cortex.
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