[nurv-rak-ing] /ˈnɜrvˌræk ɪŋ/
extremely irritating, annoying, or trying:
a nerve-racking day; a nerve-racking noise.
very distressing, exhausting, or harrowing
also nerveracking, 1812, from nerve + present participle of verbal sense of rack (n.1).
noun, Anatomy. 1. a nerve fiber bundle that emerges from either side of the spinal cord and joins with a complementary bundle to form each spinal nerve in the series of spinal nerves: the root at the rear of the spinal cord (dorsal root or sensory root) conveys sensations to the central nervous system, and […]
- Nerve rootlet
nerve rootlet nerve root·let (rōōt’lĭt, rut’-) n. See root filament.
[nurv] /nɜrv/ noun 1. one or more bundles of fibers forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body. 2. a sinew or tendon: to strain every nerve. 3. firmness or courage under trying circumstances: an assignment requiring nerve. 4. […]
- Nerve tissue
nerve tissue n. A highly differentiated tissue composed of nerve cells, nerve fibers, dendrites, and neuroglia.