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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