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Nerve Net

"Nerve Net" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A meshlike structure composed of interconnecting nerve cells that are separated at the synaptic junction or joined to one another by cytoplasmic processes. In invertebrates, for example, the nerve net allows nerve impulses to spread over a wide area of the net because synapses can pass information in any direction.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nerve Net" by people in this website by year, and whether "Nerve Net" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 222 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2004 and 2009
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