Peripheral nervous system

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The peripheral nervous system is the counterpart to the central nervous system (CNS). Made up of nerves and ganglia outside the brain and spinal cord, it connects the CNS to the limbs and organs.[1]

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  1. "Slide show: How your brain works". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved Jan 7, 2019. 

central nervous system (CNS) - One of the two parts of the human nervous system, the other part being the peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord, while the peripheral nervous system consists of nerves that travel from the central nervous system into the various organs and tissues of the body.

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