Definitions

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  • initialism peripheral nervous system

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Examples

  • The PNS is the complement of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) which is what is large and in charge during stressful times, aka "fight or flight."

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  • Testimony at Prieto's California trial indicated he was a member of a gang called Pomona North Side, and a "PNS" tattoo on his neck still peeks over his dress shirt collars.

    Rape victim testifies in Prieto trial

  • Blasts rang out after dawn as the military stepped up its counter-attack on insurgents inside the PNS Mehran base, just off one of the Karachi's busiest roads.

    Militants attack Pakistani naval base in Karachi

  • Senior navy officials told the media on condition of anonymity Thursday that the officers are facing charges because they were responsible for security at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi.

    Pakistani Naval Officers Face Court Martial on Base Attack

  • This reminds me that someday, when a historian is writing the hopefully definitive history of private security contractors in Iraq, he or she will need to create a new acronym to denote time periods, similar to the division between B.C. and A.D. In this case, however, it will have to be BNS and PNS, standing for Before Nisoor Square and Post Nisoor Square.

    David Isenberg: Dear U.S. State Department: Less BNS and More PNS, Please

  • The PNS is designed to dampen the effects of the sympathetic nervous system and can turn off the emergency response.

    SO STRESSED

  • At the end of the stress, the brain activates the parasympathetic arm PNS of the autonomic nervous system.

    SO STRESSED

  • The PNS is designed to dampen the effects of the sympathetic nervous system and can turn off the emergency response.

    SO STRESSED

  • Jakermansp givin us the low down on Real AGW/PNS stuff...

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  • In salvaging his intellectual wealth from the mess of his mistaken convictions, he has seen that the principles of PNS actually describe what the sceptical blogosphere has been up to and what it is demanding quite well.

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