Central nervous system

The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the part of the nervous system involving the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include brain symptoms, spinal cord symptoms, and so on. CNS Disorders include spinal injury, multiple sclerosis (MS), spina bifida, and many others. Read more about: CNS Symptoms, CNS Disorders, Brain Disorders, Spinal Cord Disorders.

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Central Nervous System: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.1

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Central nervous system adverse event: A nervous system adverse event that occurs in the central nervous system2

Anatomical Information about Central nervous system

Together, the brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system (CNS).

The brain controls many important body functions.

Source: NCI (NIH)3

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: OAE Ontology
  3. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ types/ brain/ patient/ child-brain-treatment-pdq
  4. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ spinalcorddiseases.html

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