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neuroskeleton

(nū″rō-skĕl′ĕ-tŏn) [Gr. neuron, nerve, + skeleton, a dried-up body]
That portion of the skeleton that surrounds and protects the nervous system (i.e., the cranium and spinal column).
neuroskeletal (-tăl), adjective
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Neither will I use any adjunct, method or system, whether artificial or by hand, than that which is directly and specifically for the relieving of nerve impingement at the Neuroskeletal frame, strictly by hand, as taught at the Canadian Chiropractic College." In 1921 the College contained 70 students.
(55) On testing, her parietal lobes turned out to be working, but "had nothing to work with." (56) She had lost all proprioception and had no muscle, tendon, or neuroskeletal sense whatever.