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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 ​feelingpossible
(Definition of nervous system from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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nervous systemnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
An animal's or person's ​nervoussystem consists of ​itsbrain and all the ​nerves in ​itsbody that together make ​movement and ​feelingpossible by ​sendingmessages around the ​body.
(Definition of nervous system from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nervous system”
in Chinese (Simplified) 神经系统…
in Turkish sinir sistemi…
in Russian нервная система…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神經系統…
in Polish układ nerwowy…
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