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somatic nervous system(Noun)
The part of the peripheral nervous system that transmits signals from central nervous system to skeletal muscles, and from receptors of external stimuli thereby mediating sight, hearing and touch.
Somatic nervous system
The somatic nervous system is the part of the peripheral nervous system associated with the voluntary control of body movements via skeletal muscles. The SoNS consists of efferent nerves responsible for stimulating muscle contraction, including all the non-sensory neurons connected with skeletal muscles and skin.
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- سیستم عصبی سوماتیکPersian
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