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pilomotor nerves


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Sympathetic nerves that supply muscle fibres in the skin, around the roots of hairs. Activity of the sympathetic nervous system causes the muscles to contract, raising the hairs and giving the gooseflesh effect of fear or cold.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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