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English noun: central nervous system

1. central nervous system (body) the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord

SynonymsCNS, systema nervosum centrale

Broader (hypernym)system

Part holonymbrain, corticospinal tract, encephalon, glia, medulla spinalis, neuroglia, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract, spinal cord

Part meronymnervous system, systema nervosum

Substance holonymsubstantia alba, white matter

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