Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 32 - Self-Quiz - Page 559: 8



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Somatic nerves are the part of the division of the peripheral nervous system that carries signals to and from the skeletal muscles. The action of these nerves helps you sense touches and move your limbs. The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems comprise the other division of the peripheral nervous system that act on involuntary tissues and organs such as the heart and stomach.
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