nerv'ous sys"tem

Anat., Zool.
1. the system of nerves and nerve centers in an animal or human, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and ganglia.
2. a particular part of this system. Cf. autonomic nervous system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system.

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