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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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