Quiz: Nerves
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The peripheral nervous system consists of more than 100 billion nerve cells that run throughout the body like strings, making connections with the brain, other parts of the body, and often with each other. The peripheral nervous system has two parts: the somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system. The somatic nervous system is associated with which of the following body functions?

  • A.

    Blood pressure

  • B.


  • C.

    Rate of heart contractions

  • D.

    Contraction of skeletal muscles

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