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The two divisions of the efferent side of the peripheral nervous system are...
somatic motor neurons and autonomic neurons.
The division of the autonomic nervous system that prepares the body for intense levels of activity and stress is the...
Which statements apply to the parasympathetic division of the nervous system?
It is dominant during "resting and digesting."
ts ganglia are nearby, on or within their target organs.
Which area is NOT normally considered to be an autonomic control center?
Antagonistic control of efferent output is typical of the __________ division.
The adrenal medulla is important to the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system because...
it is a source of catecholamines.
it is considered a modified sympathetic ganglion.
it releases epinephrine and norepinephrine directly into the blood
Which of the following has its cell body in the ganglion?
Which branch of autonomic nervous system that has a paraganglion chain of neurons?
Which area(s) of the brain exert(s) control over the autonomic nervous system?
spinal cord (reflexes)
Which functions are controlled through the autonomic nervous system?
Increased parasympathetic stimulation.
increases gastric motility.
"Dual innervation" refers to an organ receiving...
both sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves.
parasympathetic tissue receptor.
cholinergic muscarinic receptor
target receptor for preganglionic neurons
cholinergic nicotinic receptor
released by all autonomic preganglionic neurons
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