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Noun: nerve centre  nurv sen-tu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: nerve center)
  1. A centre that provides information and control
    "the nerve centre of the diamond industry is in Amsterdam";
    - nerve center [Brit, US]
     
  2. A cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
    "in most people the speech nerve centre is in the left hemisphere"; "in most people the speech nerve centre is in the left hemisphere";
    - center [Brit, US], centre [Brit, Cdn], nerve center [Brit, US]

Derived forms: nerve centres

Type of: center [Brit, US], centre [Brit, Cdn], neural structure

Encyclopedia: Nerve centre