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What makes up the peripheral nervous system?

William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology

The peripheral nervous system is subdivided into the somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is your environmental interface. It is the interface between the internal environment of your mind/brain and body and the external environment around you. It is also the interface of the body with the mind/brain.

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