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1. Nerve
A nerve is a white cord-like structure in which there are nerve fibers. Signals in the form of electrical impulses are conducted by the nerves between the terminals of nerves and the spinal cord or the brain .

2. Nerve block
A nerve block is a form of anesthesia in which medication is injected near a nerve so that signals from the nerve cannot pass through. A nerve block provides anesthesia in the area supplied by the nerve.

3. Nerve conduction velocity studies
This is a method of diagnosing the type of nerve injury: partial or complete, upper or lower motor neuron disease, and localizing of the site of lesions.

4. Nerve cord
A dorsal tubular cord of nervous tissue above the notochord of a chordate.

5. Nerve growth factor
A protein that promotes nerve cell growth and may protect some types of nerve cells from damage, including nerve cells in the cholinergic system .

6. Nerve net
An interconnected mesh of neurons that sends signals in all directions; found in radially symmetrical marine invertebrates, such as jellyfish and sea anemones, that have no head region or brain.

7. Nerve roots
Each spinal nerve is connected to the spinal cord at two places: the anterior root and the posterior root.

8. Nerves
Bundles of neuronal processes enclosed in connective tissue that carry signals to and from the central nervous system .

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