A bundle of neurons with their connective tissue sheaths, blood vessels and lymphatics. (noun)
A neuron. (noun)
A vein in a leaf; a grain in wood (noun)
Courage, boldness. (noun)
Patience. (Can we add an example for this sense?) (noun)
Stamina, endurance, fortitude. (Can we add an example for this sense?) (noun)
Audacity, gall. (noun)
Agitation caused by fear, stress or other negative emotion. (noun)
Sinew, tendon. (noun)
To give courage; sometimes with "up". (verb)
To give strength (verb)
Examples of word nerve
Here can be found a little patch of mucous membrane of a deep yellowish color, which is very sensitive to smells, and from which a number of tiny little nerve twigs run up to form the nerve of smell (_olfactory nerve_), which goes directly to the brain.
The sensitive retina, spreading out, as it does, to form the back of the eyeball, is the nerve-coat of the eye; and from its centre a thick round bundle of nerve fibres, known as the _optic nerve_, runs back to the brain.
How does the nerve of the eye (the _optic nerve_) get its messages?
I did that and as a consequence of that, tomorrow morning I'm going to have surgery from a superb pioneering surgeon, Dr. Patrick Walsh, who has broken through with respect to what they call nerve sparing surgery and surgery which reduces bleeding and maximizes the long-term curable possibilities.
Every thought, every act, every effort of the will, every motion of a muscle, uses up a certain amount of what we call nerve force, which is really a form of prana.