What is the difference between the manner in which movement takes place in a sensitive plant and the movement in our legs?

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Movement in a sensitive plantMovement in human legs
The sensitive plant shows movement in response to stimuli like touch, pressure, and shock, commonly termed a tropic or nastic movement.Movement in the legs is a conscious movement controlled by the nervous system.
It is an involuntary action.It is a voluntary action.
Movement in the sensitive plant does not include specific protein or specific tissue.Leg movement occurs due to a network of muscle tissues such as CNS and PNS; and due to specific proteins such as actin and myosin.
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:02