Medical Dictionary: CNS


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CNS: Central nervous system including brain and spinal cord
CNS: abbreviation of: Central nervous system
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CNS (organ): Another name for Central nervous system.
CNS (organ): Major body nervous system including brain and spinal cord
CNS (organ): Together, the brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system. This complex system is part of everything we do. It controls the things we choose to do -- like walk and talk -- and the things our body does automatically -- like breathe and digest food. The central nervous system is also involved with our senses -- seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling -- as well as our emotions, thoughts, and memory.1

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1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI

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