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nervous system
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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the body's sensory (feeling) and control (movement) apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
  • "Within the last few months it became increasingly plain to me that Sir Charles's nervous system was strained to the breaking point.
    Chapter 2 — The Curse of the Baskervilles (83% in)

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