Peripheral Nervous System
"Peripheral Nervous System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions. The somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.
|Peripheral Nervous System
- Peripheral Nervous System
- Nervous System, Peripheral
- Nervous Systems, Peripheral
- Peripheral Nervous Systems
- System, Peripheral Nervous
- Systems, Peripheral Nervous
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