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Saraswat 1Musab SaraswatAnatomy LabAutonomic Nervous SystemThe Autonomic Nervous System, also known as ANS, is a division of the Peripheral Nervoussystem that is responsible for regulating involuntary activities and processes in the body. Someof the parts of the body it is responsible for include the stomach, intestine, liver, kidneys, bladder,genitals, pupils, heart, lungs, blood vessels, and glands such as digestive, sweat, and salivaryglands.Within the Autonomic Nervous System there are two main subdivisions, theSympathetic division and the Parasympathetic division. The Sympathetic division and theParasympathetic divisions work in opposite ways when dealing with the body. Generally, theSympathetic division is described as “Fight or Flight”. It is responsible for body activities thathappen more quickly, such as speeding up of the heartbeat, or pupils dilating. It can be triggered
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Parasympathetic division, Inhibition of saliva

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