nerve

  1. the courage to carry on
  2. impudent aggressiveness

Nerve

A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of axons (the long, slender projections of neurons) in the peripheral nervous system. A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs. In the central nervous system, the analogous structures are known as tracts. Neur...
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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

(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] - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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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

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

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

[category theory] In category theory, a discipline within mathematics, the nerve N(C) of a small category C is a simplicial set constructed from the objects and morphisms of C. The geometric realization of this simplicial set is a topological space, called the classifying space of the category C. These closely related objects can provide in...
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Nerve

[magazine] Nerve is a free magazine published by Catalyst Media (formerly Catalyst Creative Media) in Liverpool, North West England. Combining features on social issues with artist profiles, it runs to 32 pages and is published about three times a year. The magazine has a broadly anti-capitalist stance. Catalyst was set up by local activist...
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Nerve

[website] Nerve or Nerve.com is an American online magazine dedicated to sexual topics, relationships and culture. Founded by Rufus Griscom and Genevieve Field, it publishes articles and photography. It also hosts blogs, forums, and a section for personal advertisements. Nerve`s CEO is Sean Mills. Regular and past contributors include Rick ...
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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

A bundle of fibers that receives and sends messages between the body and the brain. The messages are sent by chemical and electrical changes in the cells that make up the nerves.
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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

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

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

A bundle of nerve fibers outside the central nervous system.
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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

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

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

A nerve is a collection of nerve fibers. Each of the nerve fibers within a nerve are tiny extensions of neurons (the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord) which carry electrical impulses down them at very fast speeds. Therefore, a nerve is generally carrying information to or from the central nervous system. The nerves going from the central ne...
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Nerve

A nerve is a cordlike structure composed of fibers that conduct sensory and motor impulses between the brain and spinal cord and other areas of the body. Nerve fibers can convey sensory signals to the brain from the skin or organs (afferent nerves) or conduct stimulatory signals from the brain to the muscles (efferent nerves). Back pain commonly ar...
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nerve

a ridge or vein on a plant structure.
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