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Autonomic NervousSystemCj, and JuliaMarcus BorgesLS265 Anatomy and Physiology
DefinitionThe autonomic nervous system is often associated with the “fight-or-flight response,” whichrefers to the preparation of the body to either run away from a threat or to stand and fight inthe face of that threat. However, the autonomic nervous system s not just about responding tothreats, there are responses referred to as “rest and digest”. The digestive systemThe autonomic system is divided into two major parts:sympathetic nervous system: the part of the autonomic nervous system that under stressraises blood pressure and heart rate, constricts blood vessels and dilates the pupilsparasympathetic nervous system: one of the divisions of the autonomic nervous system,based between the brain and the spinal cord, that slows the heart and relaxes muscles
Sympathetic andParasympathetic Division of the Autonomic
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