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English definition of “nerve”


noun [C] (BODY FIBER)   /nɜrv/
biology a group of long , thin fibers in the body , esp . in the brain , which send and receive messages that control how the body reacts to signals it receives , such as to changes in temperature or pressure against the skin
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