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Lec17-2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 17 Autonomic Nervous System (Readings - Chapter 10 thru page 150) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Anatomical and functional relationships of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) to the CNS. 2. Parasympathetic and sympathetic branches of the ANS. a. Antagonistic properties. b. Anatomical differences. 4. Major innervations and actions of the ANS. 5. Transmitters of the ANS. 6. Autonomic reflexes. 7. Pharmacology of the ANS. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Draw a spinal cord segment labeling all the efferent and afferent pathways and the position of the ANS. 2. List the differences in structure and function of the parasympathetic and sympathetic branches of the ANS. 3. Predict with reasonable certainty whether a particular
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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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