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nervous system

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
An animal's or person's nervous system consists of its brain and all the nerves in its body that together make movement and feeling possible by sending messages around the body.
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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