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What is the difference between a reflex action and walking?

 

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REFLEX ACTION

WALKING

1. Immediate response to stimuli

1. Stimuli that involves thought process

2. Controlled mainly by sensory neurons, motor neurons and spinal cord

2. Controlled by sensory neurons, motor neurons, spinal cord and brain

3. Spinal cord coordinates reflex action

3. Brain is the control centre

4. Time taken for response is relatively less

4. Time taken for response is relatively more

5. The the signal from stimulus reaches the brain, the reflex arc does not involve the brain or signals from the brain

5. Walking involves the cerebellum of the brain for balance, posture and muscle coordination.

 

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REFLEX ACTION AND WALKING Reflex Action Walking Cell body of afferent neuron Pain receptors in skin Hot Object Direction of impulse Axon of Afferent neuron Cell body of interneuron Cell body of Efferent neuron Spinal cord Axon of Efferent neuron Dendrite of afferent neuron Muscle contracts and withdrawn parts being stimulated Sensory neuron Quadriceps muscle Patella Patellar tendon Hamstring muscle Motor neurons Interneuron (inhibitory) Spinal cord

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