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Unformatted text preview: upper lumbar regions of the spinal cord. o Postganglionic cell bodies are located in the sympathetic chain ganglia or in collateral ganglia. Parasympathetic Division o The parasympathetic division is involved in vegetative activities, such as the digestion of food, defecation, and urination. o Preganglionic cell bodies of the parasympathetic division are associated with some of the cranial and sacral nerves. o Postganglionic cell bodies are located in terminal ganglia, located either near or within target organs. Autonomic Neurotransmitter Substances o All autonomic preganglionic and parasympathetic postganglionic neurons secrete acetylcholine. o Most sympathetic postganglionic neurons secrete norepinephrine....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10