• WordNet 3.6
    • n nervus any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nervus In anatomy and zoology, a nerve.
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In literature:

Hes an awful nervus fello.
""Same old Bill, eh Mable!"" by Edward Streeter
A. Si vero nervus incidatur in longum aut ex obliquo, sed non ex toto, hac cura potest consolidari.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Well come on Salteena he cried and dont be nervus I will get you a pair of knickers tomorrow.
"The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan" by Daisy Ashford
They say the medulla oblongata is irritated, and the patient learns that he is suffering from neurosis of the nervus vague.
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by Sigmund Freud