ch15 - Chapter 15 Chapter Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Survey...

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Chapter 15 Chapter Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Survey the general way in which the autonomic nervous system operates to regulate the activities of smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands to maintain homeostasis. COMPARISON OF SOMATIC AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2. Compare the structural and functional differences between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems. ANATOMY OF AUTONOMIC PATHWAYS Anatomical components 3. Distinguish between the pre- and postganglionic neurons, in terms of location. 4. Specify the different origins and destination ganglia for the sympathetic (thoracolumbar) and parasympathetic (craniosacral) preganglionic neurons. 5. Describe the differing locations of the ganglia of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. 6. Discuss the location and composition of the autonomic plexuses. 7. Compare the differing ratio of pre- to postganglionic neurons of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems, as well as their distinctive distribution to organs. Structure of the Sympathetic Division
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