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The main role of the PNS

The PNS's primary role is to connect the CNS to the organs, limbs, and skin. The peripheral nervous system is divided into two parts:

  1. The somatic nervous system. It is responsible for carrying sensory and motor information to and from the CNS.
  2. The automatic nervous system. It is responsible for regulating involuntary body functions, such as heartbeat, digestion, breathing, and blood flow.

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  1. The central nervous system (CNS). It includes the brain and spinal cord.
  2. The peripheral nervous system (PNS). It includes all the nerves that branch out from the brain and spinal cord and extends to other parts of the body, including muscles and or...

The somatic system is responsible for transmitting sensory information as well as voluntary movement. The system contains two major types of neurons:

The autonomic system controls aspects of the body that are usually not under voluntary control. The autonomic system is divided into two branches:

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