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Voluntary Functions

Voluntary functions are movements that are performed under a person's conscious control. An example of this type of function is moving the hand to scratch an itch or to pick up a piece of paper.

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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Last Updated: September 01, 2011
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