A 45-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me examples for central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, somatic nervous system?
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Dr. Susan Arnoult answered
24 years experience in Family Medicine
OK: Central nervous system - brain & spinal cord Peripheral nervous system - all the nerves that come out from the brain and spinal cord. Within the peripheral nervous system you have 'somatic' and 'visceral' nervous systems. Somatic refers to muscle, skeleton, skin. Visceral refers to internal organs. In a nutshell!
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
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