Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 35 years

peripheral nervous system (PNS)

Nerve cell body, spinal nerve root, nerve plexus, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, and muscle; the PNS and CNS make up the nervous system.

►Click here to see an outline of the PNS in the Neurology Overview (Neuroanatomy).  

Related Words

cell body ; central nervous system (CNS) ; nerve ; nerve plexus ; nerve root ; nervous system ; neuromuscular junction