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Nerve definition: Organ subdivision that primarily consists of nerve fibers aggregated into fasciculi by connective tissue to form elongated, cable-like structures that form a tree; together with other nerves (organ part) and nerve plexuses it constitutes the nerve (organ). Examples: radial nerve, sciatic nerve, vagus, chorda tympani, phrenic nerve, pelvic splanchnic nerve.
nerve definition: any of the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body; nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.
Nerve definition: Segment of neural tree organ which has as its parts a nerve trunk and its branches; together with other nerves of the same tree it constitutes a neural tree. Examples: chorda tympani, digastric branch of facial nerve, greater petrosal nerve, posterior cutaneous branch of posterior ramus of cervical nerve, superior lateral cutaneous nerve of arm.
Nerve definition: Part of the peripheral nervous system composed of bundles of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body using chemical and electrical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another.
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