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Auto Nerv Sys Act

Autonomic Nervous System Activity

What are ganglia? Clusters of neuron cell bodies
Two examples of organs controlled by the autonomic nervous system are Heart and Lungs
Where do sympathetic fibers originate? Between the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae
What is the main job of the Parasympathetic Division of the Autonomic Nervous System? To calm
Where are parasympathetic ganglia found? Close to their effectors (out from the spine)
Two of the effects of the autonomic Nervous system on glands and muscles are Sending extra blood to a particular area and changing body temperature
Where are Sympathetic Ganglia found? Close to the spine
The main job of the Autonomic Nervous System is To regulate the functions of internal organs
The main job of the Sympathetic Nervous System is To excite the system
How many sets of neurons are required for the Autonomic Nervous System to work? Two
Created by: Lhaynes