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Reflex arc is the path for reflex action.

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Q: Is reflex action and reflex arcs are same?
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How do visceral reflex arcs differ from somatic?

Everything is essentially the same except that visceral reflex arcs have two neurons in its motor component

What are reflex arcs and reflex actions?

sometimes the involuntary response produced by central nervous system(CNS) is very quick. such a response is called reflex action. The pathway followed by the nerve impulses for producing reflex action, is called reflex arc

What kind of reflex has only two neurons?

monsynaptic reflex arcs

What kind of reflex uses just two neurons?

monosynaptic reflex arcs

What purpose does a reflex arc serve?

A reflex arc is a neural pathway for an action reflex; ie it causes a certain reflex to occur in response to a certain stimulus. Reflex arcs allow the body to react to stimuli quickly, without waiting for the brain to make a decision.

What is reflex arcs?

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What are the difference between reflex arc and reflex action?

Reflex arc is the path of reflex action. Reflex Action is action it self

Visceral reflex arcs differ from somatic in that?

Visceral reflex arcs have two neurons in it's moto component. source - Marieb - AnP 201. P.542

Why are reflex arcs important?

to protect our body from harmful stuff.

Is sweating a reflex action?

No it is not a reflex action

Is the salivary reflex a somatic reflex?

Yes. The salivary reflex is autonomic because it is part of the reflex arcs that are involved in the digestive process as part of the peripheral nervous system.

What part of the nervous system controls sneezing?

Sneezing is a reflex and is a part of the nervous system. The spinal cord is the center of the reflex arc. It is a simple arc that involves two neurons. Some of the reflex arcs have three neurons involved. The third reports the action to the brain.

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