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what's the difference between your central and peripheral nervous system?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Just that: The division of your nervous system into central & peripheral is based on anatomy, not physiology. . The brain & spinal cord make up the central; the continuation from these two make up the peripheral. But they are continuous. The ''third" nervous system regulates the function of your remaining organ systems, from bowel to cardiovascular & everything in between. Maintains balance.
Answered on Sep 8, 2016
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