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what are some differences between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system?

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Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience Internal Medicine
In a nutshell: The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system refers to the rest of the nervous system.
Answered on Oct 3, 2020
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No problem: It will not turn you into a lithium battery:). They may be safely used together.
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