Glossary of Terms
Peripheral Nervous System -
The network of nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Unlike nerves in the central nervous system, peripheral nerves can regrow after an injury.
Plasticity - The ability of nerve circuitry to remodel itself.
Precursor Cells - Cells that have the ability to divide for indefinite periods in culture and differentiate into multiple specialized cell types
Progenitor Cell - Any type of cell that spawns other cells.
Proprioception - Perception of movement and spatial orientation.
Courtesy Christopher Reeve Foundation