A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of axons (the long, slender projections of neurons) in the peripheral nervous system. A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs.
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More definitions of "nerve":
- (noun): Any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.
- (verb): Get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.
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