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peripheral nervous system

His prosthetic arm is wired directly into the peripheral nervous system.
  the section of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord
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  • His prosthetic arm is wired directly into the peripheral nervous system.
  • The jugular vein pumped it through the heart and then on to the rest of the vascular system, quickly shutting the brain off by sealing the gates between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • Some strains stay in the peripheral nervous system, but other strains head like a bullet for the central nervous system and take up permanent residence in the cells of the brain-coiling around the brainstem like a serpent around a tree.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
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Associated words [difficulty]:   peripheral nervous system [9] , central nervous system [7] , autonomic nervous system [9] , sympathetic nervous system [9] , nervous system [3] , spinal cord [5] , neuron [6] , synapse [6] , central nervous system [7] , acetylcholine [9] , autonomic nervous system [9] , dendrite [9] , glial cells [9] , motor neuron [9] , sympathetic nervous system [9]
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