nerve

  1. the courage to carry on
  2. impudent aggressiveness

nerve

A bundle of neurons, or nerve cells. More properly, it is a bundle of axons.
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nerve

[n] - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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Nerve

a bundle of fibres that transmit electrical messages between the brain and areas of the body; these messages convey sensory or motor function information
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Nerve

Fibres along which impulses pass from one part of the body to another.
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Nerve

Nerve: A bundle of fibers that uses chemical and electrical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See: Nervous system.
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Nerve

Nerve noun [ Middle English nerfe , French nerf , Latin nervus , akin to Greek ... sinew, nerve; confer ... string, bowstring; perhaps akin to English needle . Confer Neuralgia .] 1. (Anat.) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the ac...
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Nerve

Nerve transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Nerved ; present participle & verbal noun Nerving .] To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear nerved his arm.
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nerve

1. <anatomy> One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous impulses between nerve centers and various parts of the animal body. ... An ordinary nerve is made up of several bundles of nerve fibres, each bundle inclosed in a special sheath (the perineurium) and all bound together in a co...
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nerve

nervus noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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nerve

face 2 cheek noun impudent aggressiveness; `I couldn`t believe her boldness`; `he had the effrontery to question my honesty`
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nerve

spunk noun the courage to carry on; `he kept fighting on pure spunk`; `you haven`t got the heart for baseball`
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nerve

(nurv) a cordlike structure of the body, consisting of a collection of nerve fibers that convey impulses between a part of the central nervous system and a region of the body. Nerves outside the central nervous system are called peripheral nerves and are usually either afferent or efferent. Depending on their function, they a...
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Nerve

• (n.) A sinew or a tendon. • (n.) 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. • (n.) Audacity; assurance. • (n.) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous impulses betwee...
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nerve

(from the article `nervous system`) ...for faster reaction. That system was the nervous system, which is based upon the almost instantaneous transmission of electrical impulses from one ... the brief (about one-thousandth of a second) reversal of electric polarization of the membrane of a nerve cell (neuron) or muscle cell. In the neuro...
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Nerve

Nerve is slang for audacity; assurance, impudence.
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Nerve

Nerve is slang for audacity; assurance, impudence.
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nerve

A bundle of neurons, or nerve cells; more specifically, a bundle of axons (nerve fibers), with accompanying connective tissue and blood vessels. Nerves use chemical and electrical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one part of the body to another. Each nerve fiber conducts impuls...
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nerve

nerve: see nervous system.
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Nerve

The nerves are a part of the body which generate and transmit electrical impulses.
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nerve

Type: Term Pronunciation: nerv Definitions: 1. A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated or unmyelinated nerve fibers, or more often mixtures of both, coursing outside the central nervous system, together with connective tissue within the fascicle and around the neurolemma of individual nerve fibers (end...
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nerve

Bundle of nerve cells enclosed in a sheath of connective tissue and transmitting impulses to and from the brain and spinal cord. A single nerve may contain both motor and sensory nerve cells, but they function independently
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Nerve

A bundle of fibers that uses chemical and electrical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another.
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nerve

Latin nervus = tendon; later reserved for a peripheral bundle of fibres which conduct impulses from or to the central nervous system.
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Nerve

Nerves transmit signals (conveying messages like hot cold or pain) to and from the brain. Nerves are contained in the pulp of the tooth.
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