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Somatic nervous system

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The somatic nervous system is that part of the peripheral nervous system associated with the voluntary control of body movements through the action of skeletal muscles. The somatic nervous system consists of afferent fibers which receive information from external sources, and efferent fibers which are responsible for muscle contraction.

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Nervous system

Brain - Spinal cord - Central nervous system - Peripheral nervous system - Somatic nervous system - Autonomic nervous system - Sympathetic nervous system - Parasympathetic nervous system

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