Definition of Nerves

1. Noun. An uneasy psychological state. "He suffered an attack of nerves"

2. Noun. Control of your emotions. "This kind of tension is not good for my nerves"

Definition of Nerves

1. Noun. (plural of nerve) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of nerve) ¹

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Definition of Nerves

1. nerve [v] - See also: nerve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerves

nerve to thyrohyoid muscle
nerve tract
nerve transfer
nerve trunk
nerves (current term)
nervi alveolares superiores
nervi anococcygei
nervi auriculares anteriores
nervi cardiaci thoracici
nervi carotici externi
nervi cervicales
nervi clunium inferiores
nervi clunium medii
nervi clunium superiores

Literary usage of Nerves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The first, the second, and the last dorsal nerves are peculiar in some respects. Posterior Divisions of the Dorsal nerves. The posterior divisions of the ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"B. Diagnosis of Lesions of the Peripheral nerves Here we include the diseases of: 1. The cerebrospinal nerves; and 2. The autonomic nerves. 1. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"It is imagined that impressions thus differing in kind are carried along the nerves to the sensorium and presented to the mind, and that the mind, ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"PAIN nerves. That specific nerves of pain have at last been established with a certainty fully equal to that for any of the other dermal nerves is an event, ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1882)
"Cerebellar, with hydro- case 440 Tumor, Cerebral, involving the nerves cephalus 175 of the special senses . . . 446 Tumor of cerebellum . ..."

6. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"major. Some of its fibres, however, have a separate insertion into an impression below the lesser trochanter of the femur. nerves ON THE POSTERIOR WALL OF ..."

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