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Activation of a Mechanoreceptor

Describe the full "loop" from activation of a mechanoreceptor in the arm to the voluntary movement of the arm as a consequence (i.e. explain how somatosensory and motor information are conveyed within the nervous system). Please give a complete but succinct summary or explanation.

Please explain. Thank you.

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This solution thoroughly describes the full "loop" from activation of a mechanoreceptor in the arm to the voluntary movement of the arm as a consequence (i.e. explain how somatosensory and motor information are conveyed within the nervous system).

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