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the portion of the nervous system in control of visceral activities is the
autonomic nervous system
the somatic nervous system controls ___ activity while the autonomic nervous system controls ___.
skeletal muscle; visceral activity
which endocrine organ consists of sympathetic ganglia?
norepinephrine is the neurotransmitter from
postganglionic sympathetic neurons
which of the following is not a product of activation of the sympathetic division of the ANS?
increased urinary function
which of the following is not a response to increased levels of parasympathetic activity?
decreased blood flow to the digestive tract
secretions of the various digestive glands are stimulated by
a distinct similarity between the organization of the somatic and autonomic nervous systems is that both are
efferent division that carry motor commands
the system that coordinates cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive functions is the
at their synapses with ganglionic neurons, all preganglionic neurons in the sympathetic division release
at neuroeffector junctions, typical sympathetic postganglionic fibers release
when a bright light shines in the eyes, a parasympathetic reflex causes
constriction of the pupils in both eyes
the parasympathetic division innervates areas service by the cranial nerves and innervates
organs of the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities
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