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Do visceral effectors depend on ANS to function?
- No, they depend on ANS only to adjust activity according to body's needs
- ie the ANS modifies effector activity
sequence of events in visceral reflex arc?
- receptors detect stretch, blood chemistry, temp. etc.
- afferent neurons (towards CNS)
- internuerons (in CNS)
- efferent neurons (away from CNS)
- effectors- end organs adjust
what is autonomic tone?
represents balance b/n two systems according to body's changing needs
where is preganlionic neuron cell body?