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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Nervous system (0.00943 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: nervous system nervous system n : the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells [syn: systema nervosum]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Nervous system Nervous \Nerv"ous\ (n[~e]rv"[u^]s), a. [L. nervosus sinewy, vigorous: cf. F. nerveux. See Nerve.] 1. Possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. “Nervous arms.” --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind; characterized by strength in sentiment or style; forcible; spirited; as, a nervous writer. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; as, nervous excitement; a nervous fever. [1913 Webster] 4. Having the nerves weak, diseased, or easily excited; subject to, or suffering from, undue excitement of the nerves; easily agitated or annoyed. [1913 Webster] Poor, weak, nervous creatures. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster] 5. Sensitive; excitable; timid. [1913 Webster] 6. Apprehensive; as, a child nervous about his mother's reaction to his bad report card. [PJC] Our aristocratic class does not firmly protest against the unfair treatment of Irish Catholics, because it is nervous about the land. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Nervous fever (Med.), a low form of fever characterized by great disturbance of the nervous system, as evinced by delirium, or stupor, disordered sensibility, etc. Nervous system (Anat.), the specialized co["o]rdinating apparatus which endows animals with sensation and volition. In vertebrates it is often divided into three systems: the central, brain and spinal cord; the peripheral, cranial and spinal nerves; and the sympathetic. See Brain, Nerve, Spinal cord, under Spinal, and Sympathetic system, under Sympathetic, and Illust. in Appendix. Nervous temperament, a condition of body characterized by a general predominance of mental manifestations. --Mayne. [1913 Webster]

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