is a term used to describe a collection of fibres which are found outside the central nervous system, typically sheathed in an insulating material, such as myelin forming cordlike structures. There are different types of neuron, from motor to sensory and reflex neurons.

NERVE: "There are millions of individual nerves in the human body which support the nervous system and our sense of perception."
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