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Definition of "nervus" [nerv•us]

  • Any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "nervus" in a sentence
  • "To give an idea of this, some phenomena may be mentioned, which by means of the string galvanometer have been investigated by Einthoven himself: the retina current (1908, 1909), the action currents in nervus vagus"
  • "This portion of the nerve is often described as the nervus intermedius."
  • "The word nerve now applied to them is from the Latin nervus, which is traced back to the Sanskrit snavara, meaning a string or cord."