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Descriptor in English: Nervous System
Descriptor in Spanish: Sistema Nervioso
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sistema Nervoso
Descriptor in French: Système nerveux
Entry term(s): Nervous Systems
System, Nervous
Systems, Nervous
Tree number(s): A08
Scope note: The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; /innerv is available for organs; use for "nerves" but note NERVE TISSUE and terms for many specific nerves are available
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Neurologic Manifestations MeSH
DeCS UI: 9613
Descriptor UI: D009420
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/04/19
Nervous System - Preferred
Concept UI M0014665
Scope note The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Preferred term Nervous System
Entry term(s) Nervous Systems
System, Nervous
Systems, Nervous



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