Unformatted text preview: physiological response is mediated by stimulation of the sympathetic or parasympathetic branch of the ANS. III. Sample Problems: 1. Why is the parasympathetic branch of the ANS also called the cervical ANS? 2. What would you expect the ANS to be doing to the major organ systems immediately following a large meal rich in carbohydrates (hint, make a list of all the organs you can think of and decide if sympathetic or parasympathetic stimulation is most appropriate)? 3. Sectioning or removal of lumbar sympathetic ganglia (sympathectomy) has been used as a treatment for poor circulation to the legs. What other effects might a person who has had this surgery notice? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec17-07.htm8/15/2007 10:17:00 AM...
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