from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The substance of which the essential part of a nerve-or ganglion-cell and its processes is composed.
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The shallower-lying nervous fibres of the stomach had become definitely paralyzed, and such _digestion_ as could be perfected under these circumstances was the only method of getting the stimulant in contact with any excitable nerve-substance.
It is not essential to discover in the nerve-substance the precise power from which an impulse originates.
At our death there disappears only the individual form in which the nerve-substance was fashioned, and the personal "soul" which represented the work performed by this.