central nervous system

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A diagram showing the CNS:
1. Brain
2. Central nervous system
    (brain and spinal cord)
3. Spinal cord

NounEdit

central nervous system (plural central nervous systems)

  1. (neuroanatomy) In vertebrates, that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord.

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  • CNS
  • cerebrospinal axis
  • systema nervosum centrale

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Last modified on 15 March 2014, at 11:29