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difference between central nervous and peripheral system?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Simple: Central nervous system (CNS) is he brain and the spine. Peripheral nervous system, refers to the nerves extending from the brain and spine out to the limbs and he body!
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience Psychiatry
Great question: The central nervous system is essentially composed of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system is composed of the nerves that emerge from the central nervous system.
Answered on Oct 3, 2020
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