nervous system

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We know,' he told me, 'that certain disordered conditions of the brain and the nervous system produce results quite as extraordinary as any that you have described--and there our knowledge ends.
We may say, speaking somewhat roughly, that a stimulus applied to the nervous system, like a spark to dynamite, is able to take advantage of the stored energy in unstable equilibrium, and thus to produce movements out of proportion to the proximate cause.
Does Dexter strike you as a likely man to give his nervous system a chance of recovery?
Having a nervous system and brains he is the possessor of temperament, which is affected variously by extraneous causes.
I have had the presumption to occupy my leisure, for some years past, in writing a book, addressed to the members of my profession-- a book on the intricate and delicate subject of the brain and the nervous system.
My nervous system is shattered; my nights are nights of horror.
Marie, whose nervous system had been enervated by a constant course of self-indulgence, had nothing to support the terror of the shock, and, at the time her husband breathed his last, was passing from one fainting fit to another; and he to whom she had been joined in the mysterious tie of marriage passed from her forever, without the possibility of even a parting word.
I had shattered his nervous system forever, he wrote, but had only stimulated his devotion to my family, and his Christian readiness to look pityingly on my transgressions.
The symptoms, he said, indicated a serious shock to the nervous system.
The Global Central Nervous System (CNS) Biomarkers Market is expected to grow exponentially due to diagnostic development and rise in personalized medicine market.
Specifically, stem cell scientists at McMaster can now directly convert adult human blood cells to both central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) neurons as well as neurons in the peripheral nervous system (rest of the body) that are responsible for pain, temperature and itch perception.
This book facilitates understanding of nervous system function with specific sections dealing with sensory and motor functions, functions mediated by the cranial nerves and so-called higher cortical functions.
The mammalian nervous system consists of a central (brain, spinal cord) and peripheral nervous system (i.
This would require that similar stem cells arc present and accessible in the peripheral nervous system of humans, and that these can be propagated and reprogrammed in culture.
For example, researchers have learned that the "CD28" molecule on T cells must bind to the "B7" molecule on other immune cells in order for the T cells to be fully primed to attack the nervous system.