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 for nerve center
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nerve center
      n 1: a center that provides information and control; "the nerve
           center of the diamond industry is in Amsterdam" [syn:
           nerve center, nerve centre]
      2: a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process;
         "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
         [syn: center, centre, nerve center, nerve centre]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "nerve center":
     bosom, breast, center of activity, center of life,
     esoteric reality, focal point, focus, ganglion, heart,
     heart of hearts, hub, inmost heart, inmost soul, inner man,
     inner nature, inside, polestar, quick, seat, secret heart, soul,
     spirit, true being, true inwardness, vital center, vital principle,

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