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Involuntary Muscle

A muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart).A type of muscle that is not consciously controlled by an organism and reacts 'involuntarily' to nerve system signals.


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... the cerebrum; visual interpretation; impulses are from rods and cones Involuntary control of heart rate, breathing rate, blood pressure, and swallowing ... thought, intelligent, memory, personality; controls voluntary motor muscle action (such as to throw a ball) Unconscious control of the muscle ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
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Re: Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?

Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful? I can control my iris contraction/dilation of each eye individually. These multi-unit smooth muscles are considered an involuntary muscle group. Involuntarily reacting to light changes. It ...

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by TheVirus
Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:28 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?
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Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?

Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful? I can control my iris contraction/dilation of each eye individually. These multi-unit smooth muscles are considered an involuntary muscle group. Involuntarily reacting to light changes. It ...

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by laytona
Thu Dec 17, 2009 10:50 am
 
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Topic: Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?
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Re: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One

... contraction/dilation of each eye individually. These multi-unit smooth muscles are considered an involuntary muscle group. Involuntarily reacting to light changes. It would be nice to know ...

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by laytona
Thu Dec 17, 2009 10:33 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One
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Re: Muscle Tones

Skeletal muscle is striated, and part of the somatic (voluntary nervous system.) Smooth muscle is non striated, and part of the autonomic (involuntary nervous system.) The difference would be like bench pressing (skeletal) and digestion (smooth.) ...

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by pulle998
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:07 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Muscle Tones
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