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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. central nervous system

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  • Central Nervous System

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  • n. acronym for central nervous system the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.

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  • n. the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord

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