What are the components of a reflex arc and what is its relationship to homeostasis?

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What are the components of a reflex arc and what is its relationship to homeostasis?

What Is a Reflex Arc:

A reflex arc is an action that is orchestrated by only a few neurons, and usually omits processing by the brain. Although we might think of some things, like catching a ball as a reflex, reflex arcs only apply to specific type of movements. Examples of reflex arcs include pulling your hand away from a hot stove, or the muscle contractions that allow you to hold a heavy object.

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The components of a reflex arc include sensory neurons, interneurons, motors neurons and muscle. Some reflex arcs omit interneurons and are only made...

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Reflex Arc: Definition, Components & Functions

from Alberta Education Diploma - Biology 30: Exam Prep & Study Guide

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