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Origin of nervous system
Words nearby nervous system
Example sentences from the Web for nervous system
While at Königsberg, he studied the nervous system, optics and acoustics, especially with regard to the physiology of the senses.
Just a handful of toxins make up the potent substance, which attacks the nervous system of its victims.Rattlesnake venom is lethal, but understanding it could save lives|Kate Baggaley|January 25, 2021|Popular Science
Another piece is that the neurons involved in your sympathetic nervous system are inhibited directly by controlled breathing—so the act of focusing on your breath is actually calming your nerves, quite literally.How to keep your anxiety from spiraling out of control|Sara Chodosh|January 15, 2021|Popular Science
The only way to retool this human attribute would be for a surgeon from the far future with near-miraculous understanding of the nervous system to ablate portions of the brain.Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable - Issue 95: Escape|Mark W. Moffett|January 14, 2021|Nautilus
The miniature snippet of the human nervous system has been a long time in the making.Meet Assembloids, Mini Human Brains With Muscles Attached|Shelly Fan|January 12, 2021|Singularity Hub
There were no deaths on scheduled commercial aviation flights in 2014, in a system that operates 68,000 flights a day.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She fills her characters up—strong women beating back against a sexist system—with so much heart.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this nervous city in an embattled country, even small explosions can have a big impact.
Are you excited, nervous, afraid, all of the above for the new Star Wars films?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A hundred ultra-wealthy liberal and conservative donors have taken over the political system.
Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
The reformers of the earlier period were not indifferent to the need for centralized organization in the banking system.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
It is low in chronic interstitial nephritis, diabetes insipidus, and many functional nervous disorders.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
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The system in the body that controls internal functions of the body and receives, interprets, and responds to stimuli. The nervous system is made up of the brain, the spinal cord, the nerves, and the sense organs, such as the eye and ear.