ch 8 receptors and functions

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Alpha 1

located in peripheral blood vessels and causes constricted blood vessels when stimulated

Alpha 2

controls the release of the chemical neurotransmitters

Beta 1

located in the heart and fatty tissues and causes increased heart rate when stimulated

Beta 2

located in the bronchial smooth muscle and causes bronchodilation when stimulated

sympathetic system

produces an excitatory effect as in fight or flight syndrome

cerebral cortes

contains billions of neurons which control conscious mental activity

CNS

controls voluntary function

thalamus

relays sensory information to higher places in the brain

crebellum

controls balance or equillibrum

axons

longer nerve fibers which carry impulses away from the cell body

hypothalamus

controls huger, thirst, perspiration and shivering

ANS

controls involuntary functions

dendrites

shorter nerve fibers that bring impulses to the cell body

parasymphathetic system

produces a calming effect including lowering heart rate and respirations

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