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Somatic nerves

somatic nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) One of the nerve's of parietal sensation or voluntary motion, as distinguished from the visceral sensory, involuntary motor and secretory nerve's.

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Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... nervous system is broken up into two systems the autonomic and the somatic. The somatic we will leave at saying is responsible for all the outgoing ... the gut into its own nervous system. It really is just filled full of nerves and ganglia that help to regulate the huge amount of business down ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
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Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
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Re: Vagus Nerve

... has the most extensive distribution in the body of all the cranial nerves, innervating structures as diverse as the external surface of the ... the foramen is the superior ganglion, containing cell bodies of general somatic afferent fibres, and just external to the... * neurological examination ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
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Topic: Vagus Nerve
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