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5 Matching questions

  1. autonomic tone
  2. reuptake
  3. muscarinic receptors
  4. two neurotransmitters of the ANS
  5. adrenergic fiber
  1. a are located on the target organs (cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands) of the parasympathetic nerves
  2. b a fiber that secretes norepinephrine as its neurotransmitter (postganglionic sympathetic)
  3. c ACh and norepinephrine (NE)
  4. d the background activity created by the sympathetic and parasympathetic continuously firing at a low level
  5. e the termination of norepinephrine being reabsorbed by the adrenergic nerve terminals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ..., Also known as sympathetic chain ganglia, form a chain that runs along side the vertebral column
  2. sympathetically induced continuous state blood vessel constriction
  3. 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. a fiber that secretes ACh as its neurotransmitter (preganglionic and postgangionic parasympathetic)
  5. alpha- and beta-

5 True/False questions

  1. preganglionic fiberthe axon of neuron 1 leaves the CNS and extends to the ganglion where it synapses on neuron 2


  2. parasympathetic nervous system"fight or flight"; is activated during periods of stress or times when a person feels threatened in some way


  3. adrenergic receptora fiber that secretes norepinephrine as its neurotransmitter (postganglionic sympathetic)


  4. sympathetic 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


  5. nicotinic receptorsare located in both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, and outside the ANS


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