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Involuntary Functions

Involuntary functions are those bodily activities which are not within our conscious control. The movements of the muscles in the chest when we breathe, the beating of our hearts, and control of our blood pressure are all types of involuntary bodily activities.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised September 1, 2011

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