|central nervous system|
What is it?
|n : the part of the nervous system which in vertebrates
(animals with a backbone) consists of the brain and spinal cord, to which
incoming messages are transmitted and from which outgoing messages pass out,
and which supervises and coordinates the activity of the entire nervous
AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM,
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, 1995 Edition.
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