What Is the Functional Unit of the Nervous System?

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The functional unit of the nervous system is the interconnected system of brain and nerves. The nerves collect data and transmit it to the brain. The brain, both the conscious and unconscious systems, sends messages back to the body.
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Compared to the definition of a Òfunctional unitÓ in computer engineering, the functional unit of the nervous system would be the brain. There is also a functional spinal unit (FSU) that is a part of the system. More on FSU here:
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