neuroANS

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sdicarrado
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153449
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neuroANS
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2012-05-14 08:58:05
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neurology autonomic nervous system
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neurology autonomic nervous system
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  1. sympathetic vs parasympathic, size of pre-ganglionic cells?
    • SNS: short
    • PNS: long
  2. sympathetic vs parasympathic, post-ganglionic cells neurotransmitter?
    • SNS: norepi/epi (bronchoconstriction/vasodilation)
    • PNS: ACh
  3. sympathetic vs parasympathic, pre-ganglionic cells neurotransmitter?
    both use ACh
  4. sympathetic vs parasympathic, general affects on the body?
    • SNS: fight or flight, prepping body to be at its best, regulate stress response
    • PNS: rest/digest, slowing things down (majority of the influence from Vagus)
  5. sympathetic vs parasympathic, when are they active?
    both active all the time w/ varying levels of activity during the day

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