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Nerves
...  afferent and efferent nerves. Nerves are an essential part of our anatomy. The peripheral nervous system contains more than 100 billion nerve cells. The peripheral nervous system has two parts: The somatic nervous system, which contains nerves that are connected to the brain and spinal cord through muscles that you control consciously, these are called voluntary or skeletal muscles. It also has  ...

Skeletal Muscles
...  Control of Movement Unlike the other two types of muscles where they contract even without thinking of it, the skeletal muscle is voluntarily-controlled. In medical terms, the control is by the somatic nervous system. It moves only when you tell it to move. That makes it rationale to say that your arm will stay in its place unless you make it move, while your heart keeps on beating and your  ...

Abducens Nerve
...  system is divided into two parts: the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is further subdivided into the autonomic nervous system and the sensory-somatic nervous system. The sensory-somatic system consists of 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of spinal nerves. The sixth pair among these 12 pairs is the abducens nerves. Anatomy books  ...


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