Definition of nervous system in English:

nervous system

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noun

  • The network of nerve cells and fibres which transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body. See also autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system.
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    • Composed of neurones and nerve fibres, the nervous system is part of the physical body.
    • Milk thistle was the only herb that boosted both the immune and nervous systems, helping nerve cells produce more neurites and keeping cells alive longer.
    • The enteric nervous system has a central role in the control of most gastrointestinal functions.

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