My textbook says that peristalsis is an inborn reflex action although involuntary but here you say that although peristalsis is an involuntary action it isn't a reflex action, please explain
Asked by prakhar.chauhan | 20th Aug, 2019, 12:56: PM
- Reflex action is an automatic, quick and involuntary action in the body brought about by a stimulus.
- All reflex actions are involuntary in nature but all involutary actions are not reflexes. For example - The beating of heart and peristalsis are involuntary actions, but not reflex action.
- Reflex actions are done to meet emergencies where as an involuntary action is not done for emergencies, but to fulfill a critical life process as circulation of blood, movement of food in food pipe through peristalsis.
Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 21st Aug, 2019, 11:33: AM
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