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Unformatted text preview: 1. preganglionic neurons (before they reach the ganglion) 3 possibilities 1. synapse with postganglion at sympathetic chain 2. bypass to collateral ganglia & synapses with postganglionic (abdominal pelvic cavity ) stomach, intestines, kidneys, ureters, bladder, uterus, ovaries 3. bypasses chain & collateral (T5) until it reaches adrenal medulla neurotransmitter, adrenalin is going to be released (no time to waste) 2. coccygeal ganglia (Co1) - both sides fuse together (ganglion impar) 3. collateral ganglion superior mesenteric ganglion inferior mesenteric ganglion inferior mesenteric ganglion T1 (goes up & synapses with postganglionic to organs in head & neck region) Parasympathetic Sympathetic saliva dry mouth pupil constriction adrenal cortex pupil dilation adrenal medulla no chain ganglion postganglionic going to the adrenal cortex (parasympathetic)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course ANAT 1 taught by Professor Dell during the Fall '10 term at Santa Monica.
- Fall '10