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nervous system (plural nervous systems)
- An organ system that coordinates the activities of muscles, monitors organs, constructs and processes data received from the senses, and initiates actions.
- Synonym: systema nervosum
- Meronyms: brain, brainstem, ganglion, nerve, spinal cord
- 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect (Science Fiction), Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, →OCLC, PC, scene: Biotics: Biotic Amps Codex entry:
- Biotics manipulate mass effect fields using dozens of element zero nodules within their nervous system that react to electric stimuli from the brain. Amplifiers allow biotics to synchronize the nodules so they can form fields large and strong enough for practical use.
system which coordinates the activity of the body
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