nerve centre

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nerve centre

a group of nerve cells associated with a specific function
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-- sleep broken by nervous spasms, excitation of the brain, torpor of the nerve centres. Madame de Saint-Meran succumbed to a powerful dose of brucine or of strychnine, which by some mistake, perhaps, has been given to her." Villefort seized the doctor's hand.
Virtual tours of their site in North Carolina will be available through their Street View service which usually shows neighbourhoods rather than hi-tech nerve centres.