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  1. Autonomic Nervous System
  2. sympathetic nervous system
  3. two neurotransmitters of the ANS
  4. preganglionic fiber
  5. vasomotor tone
  1. a sympathetically induced continuous state blood vessel constriction
  2. b ACh and norepinephrine (NE)
  3. c the 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
  4. d the axon of neuron 1 leaves the CNS and extends to the ganglion where it synapses on neuron 2
  5. e "fight or flight"; is activated during periods of stress or times when a person feels threatened in some way

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the termination of norepinephrine being reabsorbed by the adrenergic nerve terminals
  2. "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
  3. are located in both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, and outside the ANS
  4. the neurons of the sympathetic nervous system leave the spinal cord at the thoracic and lumbar levels
  5. parasympathetic nerous system

5 True/False Questions

  1. antagonistprevents receptor activation


  2. agonistprevents receptor activation


  3. paravertebral gangliaparasympathetic nerous system


  4. autonomic tonesympathetically induced continuous state blood vessel constriction


  5. adrenergic fibera fiber that secretes norepinephrine as its neurotransmitter (postganglionic sympathetic)


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