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5 Matching Questions

  1. paravertebral ganglia
  2. two neurotransmitters of the ANS
  3. agonist
  4. antagonist
  5. postganglionic fiber
  1. a directly activates receptors
  2. b prevents receptor activation
  3. c ..., Also known as sympathetic chain ganglia, form a chain that runs along side the vertebral column
  4. d the axon of neuron 2 leaves the ganglion and extends to the organ
  5. e ACh and norepinephrine (NE)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the background activity created by the sympathetic and parasympathetic continuously firing at a low level
  2. sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems
  3. the effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic activity are complementary rather than opposite, i.e. erectile activity is regulated by the parasympathetics, whereas ejaculation is regulated by the sympathetics
  4. the neurons of the sympathetic nervous system leave the spinal cord at the thoracic and lumbar levels
  5. are located in both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, and outside the ANS

5 True/False Questions

  1. vasomotor tonesympathetically induced continuous state blood vessel constriction


  2. craniosacral outflowparasympathetic nerous system


  3. parasympathetic nervous system"feed and breed" or "resting and digesting" is most active during quiet, non-stressful conditions; has a calming effect on the body; regulates digestion and in reproductive function


  4. Autonomic Nervous Systemthe part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs (such as the heart). Its sympathetic division arouses; its parasympathetic division calms


  5. adrenergic receptorreceptor located on effector organs of sympathetic nervous system that responds to norepinephrine


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