nervous system

(NER-vus SIS-tem)

The organized network of nerve tissue in the body. It includes the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord), the peripheral nervous system (nerves that extend from the spinal cord to the rest of the body), and other nerve tissue.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "nervous system"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "sistema nervioso"

Red organizada del tejido nervioso del cuerpo. Incluye el sistema nervioso central (el cerebro y la médula espinal), el sistema nervioso periférico (nervios que se extienden desde la médula espinal al resto del cuerpo) y otros tejidos nerviosos.