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MCB 3209 CHAPTER 9: AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM Study Guide Define : Sensory and motor nervous systems, pre- and postganglionic nerves in the autonomic nervous systen; autonomic ganglia, sympathetic and parasympathetic; sympathetic “chain”; adrenergic and cholinergic; epinephrine and norepinephrine; acetylcholine; adrenal gland (adrenal medulla); fight or flight; Distinguish : thoracic and lumbar vs. cranial and sacral; somatic motor nervous system and autonomic nervous system with regard to: number of nerves leading to the effector, transmitters involved, effects on effector. Describe: structure and function of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves (where they leave the spinal cord) and location of ganglia (sympathetic “chain” and parasympathetic ganglia in the organs). 1. Parasympathetic ganglia are located a. in the brain b. in the dorsal roots of spinal nerves c. in a chain parallel to the spinal cord d. in or adjacent to the organs innervated e. in the hypothalamus 2. T-F? A person being chased by a bear would have increased rate of action potentials in pre-
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2010 for the course MCB 57703 taught by Professor Machen during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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