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nervous systemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɜr·vəs ˌsɪs·təm/
biology (in animals and people) the brain and all the nerves in the body that together make movement and feeling possible
Translations of “nervous system”
in Chinese (Traditional) 神經系統…
in Russian нервная система…
in Turkish sinir sistemi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神经系统…
in Polish układ nerwowy…
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