Definition of Nervus
1. Noun. Any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.
Terms within: Radicle, Nerve Fiber, Nerve Fibre, Synapse
Specialized synonyms: Efferent, Efferent Nerve, Motor Nerve, Afferent, Afferent Nerve, Sensory Nerve, Cranial Nerve, Depressor, Depressor Nerve, Musculospiral Nerve, Nervus Radialis, Radial Nerve, Splanchnic Nerve, Nervus Ischiadicus, Sciatic Nerve, Nervus Saphenus, Saphenous Nerve, Cubital Nerve, Nervus Ulnaris, Ulnar Nerve, Nervus Spinalis, Spinal Nerve
Generic synonyms: Fascicle, Fasciculus, Fiber Bundle, Fibre Bundle
Derivative terms: Nervous
Medical Definition of Nervus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervus
Literary usage of Nervus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Brain and Spinal Cord: A Manual for the Study of the Morphology and Fibre by Emil Villiger (1918)
"nervus ACUSTICUS. The acoustic nerve consists of two parts, the nervus ... nervus COCHLEAE. This nerve takes origin within the ganglion spirale cochleae. ..."
2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"nervus MAXILLARIS. As the maxillary nerve passes anteriorly, ... nervus Maxillaris.—-The maxillary nerve springs from the semilunar ganglion, ..."
3. The Anatomy and Histology of the Human Eye by Abraham Metz (1868)
"and the nervus abducens, are some distance apart after their passage from the brain, ... The nervus oculo-motorius passes into the orbit uppermost, ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Immediately beneath the base of the skull, the nerve gives off from its medial side a recurrent branch (nervus spinosus) and the nerve to the Pterygoideus ..."
5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1833)
"The nervus pterygoideus interims does not take its rise from it, but from the third branch of the trigeminus, and gives off in a very distinct manner the ..."