Tagged: nervous system

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma: A tumor of the adrenal glands or sympathetic nervous system (the part of the nervous system responsible for certain automatic body functions, notably the fight or flight response). Most neuroblastomas develop in the adrenal glands or in the sympathetic nerves...

nervous system

Nervous system

Nervous system: the body’s information-gathering, storage, and control system. The overall function of the nervous system is to gather information about the external environment and the body’s internal state, to analyze this information, and to initiate appropriate responses aimed at satisfying certain...