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nervous system

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnervous systemˈnervous ˌsystem noun [countable]  HBMPyour nerves, brain, and spinal cord, with which your body feels pain, heat etc and your movements are controlled
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nervous systemFirst, since nicotine is a central nervous system stimulant, it produces almost the same effects on the body as caffeine.The helium in his gas mixture fried his nervous system.What is the mechanism in the animal's nervous system that makes this possible?He never had the same nervous system as I.. This was something I was coming to learn.Amativeness, that is, love, and the nervous system, are in the most perfect mutual sympathy.This interpretation in no way diminishes the enigma of the relationship between electrochemical events in the nervous system and conscious experiences.But drinking too much over a period of months or years damages far more than the nervous system.
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