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central nervous system
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
  • That comes from soluble toxins released by the bacteria; they have an intoxicating effect on the central nervous system, you see—which gives you those flushed cheeks.
    4.10 - The Thermometer (98% in)
  • You should know that the central nervous system is simply a slight modification of the external skin.
    5.6 - Humaniora (73% in)
  • "Hot flashes" would indicate that the central nervous system was the seat both of whatever caused catabolism and of a skin condition we are content to call abnormal, simply because we do not know any better way to define it.
    5.7 - Research (76% in)
  • For Joachim tried hard to keep his eye squarely on October, although certain nodes in his central nervous system refused to obey humanistic norms and hindered a compensatory distribution of body warmth through the skin.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (20% in)

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