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Section 2: Autonomic Nervous System Review
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Which division of the autonomic nervous system is active when the body is in a situation where there is no intrinsic or extrinsic threat?
The parasympathetic preganglionic neurons are located in the ___ spinal cord
Brainstem and sacral
The parasympathetic ganglia are located ___
At or near the target organs
The parasympathetic post-ganglionic fibers are ___
The neurotransmitter in the parasympathetic preganglionic and postganglionic neurons is ___
The parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is associated with the state of ___
"Rest and Digest"
When there is a perceived threat, the ___ switches the autonomic nervous system
Which division of the autonomic nervous system is active when the body is in a situation where there is an intrinsic or extrinsic threat?
The sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is associated with the state of ___
"Fight or Flight"
The sympathetic preganglionic neurons are located in the ___ spinal cord
Thoracic and lumbar
The sympathetic preganglionic neurons contain ___
Most of the sympathetic ganglia are located in the ___
The sympathetic postganglionic neurons are ___
Long and branched
The sympathetic postganglionic neurons mostly release the neurotransmitter ___
The sympathetic preganglionic neurons activate cells in the ___ gland
Cells in the adrenal medulla release ___ into the bloodstream
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