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ch 8 receptors and functions
located in peripheral blood vessels and causes constricted blood vessels when stimulated
controls the release of the chemical neurotransmitters
located in the heart and fatty tissues and causes increased heart rate when stimulated
located in the bronchial smooth muscle and causes bronchodilation when stimulated
produces an excitatory effect as in fight or flight syndrome
contains billions of neurons which control conscious mental activity
controls voluntary function
relays sensory information to higher places in the brain
controls balance or equillibrum
longer nerve fibers which carry impulses away from the cell body
controls huger, thirst, perspiration and shivering
controls involuntary functions
shorter nerve fibers that bring impulses to the cell body
produces a calming effect including lowering heart rate and respirations