Peripheral Nervous System

Science / Biology / Peripheral Nervous System: The division of the nervous system that connects the central nervous system to other parts of the body. Components of the nervous system that transmit messages to the central nervous system.

Other Words for Nervous

Nervous Adjective Synonyms: difficult, tense, critical
Nervous Noun Synonyms: highly-strung, excitable, sensitive, tense, agitated, wrought up, worked up, upset, flustered, ruffled, disturbed, perturbed, distressed, worried, anxious, troubled, concerned, disquieted, edgy, on edge, on tenterhooks, fidgety, fretful, uneasy, apprehens
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Other Words for Peripheral

Peripheral Noun Synonyms: circumferential, external, perimetric, outside, outer
Peripheral Adjective Synonyms: incidental, unimportant, minor, secondary, inessential or unessential, non-essential, unnecessary, superficial, tangential, irrelevant, beside the point
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Other Words for System

System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
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Somatic Nervous System

Science / Biology / Somatic Nervous System: The portion of the peripheral nervous system consisting of the motor neuron pathways that innervate skeletal muscles. MORE

Autonomic System

Science / Biology / Autonomic System: The portion of the peripheral nervous system that stimulates smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands; consists of the parasympathetic and sympathetic systems. MORE

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Business / Agriculture / North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): Standard industrial classification codes have been replaced in the 1997 Census of Agriculture by the new North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). NAICS is a unique, all-new system for cl MORE

NT File System (NTFS)

Technology / Computers / NT File System (NTFS): One of the file system for the Windows NT operating system (Windows NT also supports the FAT file system). NTFS has features to improve reliability, such as transaction logs to help recover from disk MORE

Open System

Entertainment / Literature / Open System: A system that can be adjusted for new functions or purposes, and hence produce new and unpredicted results. Human language is an example of an open system. To a lesser extent, so is XML code (extensib MORE

Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)

Technology / Computers / Open Systems Interconnection (OSI): A reference model developed by the International Organization of Standardization. It splits networking into seven layers which provide specific services and communications standards. MORE

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