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Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems Sympathetic and parasympathetic balance each other Dual innervation Antagonistic action Basal tone
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Structure of autonomic nervous system Preganglionic neuron – cell body is within central nervous system Postganglionic neuron – cell body is within peripheral nervous system A single preganglionic neuron synapses with multiple postganglionic neurons See Fig. 8.18 / 7.18
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Structure of autonomic nervous system Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic branches Cell bodies of preganglionic neurons are located in different regions of CNS Fig. 8.17/ 7.17
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Structure of autonomic nervous system Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic branches Cell bodies of preganglionic neurons are located in different regions of CNS Sympathetic and parasympathetic postganglionic neurons release different neurotransmitters at effector organ (norepinephrine vs. ACh)
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Adrenal medulla Adrenal medulla is innervated only by the sympathetic nervous system
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BISC 305 taught by Professor Christians during the Fall '11 term at Simon Fraser.

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