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Peripheral Nervous SystemAfferent (sensory) neuronsEfferent neuronsSomatic motor neuronsStimulate skeletal musclesAutonomic neuronsCan excite or inhibit a variety of tissues and organs
Somatic DivisionNeuromuscular junctionAxonMotor end plateMany AChreceptorsSomatic motor neuronreleases AChStarting with an actionpotential traveling downan axon, describe theprocess that leads toneurotransmitter release.What kind of receptorsare on motor end plate?Why are they called“nicotinic”?
Autonomic Division
Autonomic neuronsCan excite or inhibit a variety of tissues and organsSympathetic and Parasympathetic pathwaysSympathetic active when preparing body for stressful situation

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