Definition of Nerves. Meaning of Nerves. Synonyms of Nerves
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Definition of Nerves
NerveNerve Nerve, n. [OE. nerfe, F. nerf, L. nervus, akin to Gr. ?
sinew, nerve; cf. ? string, bowstring; perh. akin to E.
needle. Cf. Neuralgia.]
1. (Anat.) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers,
with the accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous
impulses between nerve centers and various parts of the
Note: An ordinary nerve is made up of several bundles of
nerve fibers, each bundle inclosed in a special sheath
(the perineurium) and all bound together in a
connective tissue sheath and framework (the epineurium)
containing blood vessels and lymphatics.
2. A sinew or a tendon. --Pope.
3. Physical force or steadiness; muscular power and control;
he led me on to mightiest deeds, Above the nerve of
mortal arm. --Milton.
4. Steadiness and firmness of mind; self-command in personal
danger, or under suffering; unshaken courage and
endurance; coolness; pluck; resolution.
5. Audacity; assurance. [Slang]
6. (Bot.) One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs
of a leaf, especially when these extend straight from the
base or the midrib of the leaf.
7. (Zo["o]l.) One of the nervures, or veins, in the wings of
Nerve cell (Anat.), one of the nucleated cells with which
nerve fibers are connected; a ganglion cell. NerveNerve Nerve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nerved; p. pr. & vb. n.
To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear
nerved his arm.
Meaning of Nerves from wikipedia
each of the axons
to peripheral organs
or, in the case of sensory nerves
, from the periphery
back to the central nervous
system. Each axon within...
- Cranial nerves
are the nerves
that emerge directly
from the brain
(including the brainstem), of which there
are conventionally considered twelve
- The Nerves
were an American power
pop trio formed
in 1974 and based
in Los Angeles, California featuring guitarist
Jack Lee, b****ist Peter
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- The splanchnic nerves
are paired visceral nerves
to the innervation
of the internal
organs), carrying fibers
of the autonomic...
- The cluneal nerves
(or clunial nerves
) are cutaneous nerves
of the buttocks. They are often
on the buttocks
- bilaterally symmetrical pairs
of spinal nerves
. The peripheral nervous system
is made up of these spinal
, and ganglia. The dorsal roots
- The cavernous nerves
are post-ganglionic parasympathetic nerves
that facilitate penile erection
and ****oral erection. They arise
from cell bodies
- cervical nerves
, twelve pairs
of thoracic nerves
, five pairs
of lumbar nerves
, five pairs
of sacral nerves
, and one pair of coccygeal nerves
. The spinal...
are part of the somatic nervous
system, and arise
from the anterior
rami of the thoracic spinal nerves
from T1 to T11. The intercostal nerves
the central nervous system
(CNS). The PNS consists
of the nerves
and ganglia outside
cord. The main function
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