Flashcard Set Preview
Side ASide B
The ________ division of the autonomic nervous system is said to function during "rest and digest."
Preganglionic fibers leave the CNS and then synapse on
During sympathetic activation, ________ occurs.
elevated blood glucose, elevated blood pressure, sweating, and elevated heart rate
A person is confronted by a dangerous dog. His heart begins to race and beat strongly, his pupils dilate, and his hairs stand up. These signs are the result of
the "flight or fight" response, sympathetic activation, increased levels of epinephrine in the bloodstream, and increased activity of automatic centers in the hypothalamus
Which of these neurotransmitters is not released at sympathetic neuroeffector junctions?
open chemically-gated sodium ion channels
The statement "Preganglionic axon terminals release acetylcholine" is
is true for both sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
Dual innervation refers to an organ receiving
both sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation
In general, autonomic tone of peripheral blood vessels increases when
sympathetic stimulation is increased.
Which of the following is essential for memory consolidation?
A state of unconsciousness in which an individual can be aroused by normal stimuli is
Which response is not part of sympathetic activation?
decreased muscle tone
What part of the autonomic nervous system is represented in the given image?
What is the effector of the somatic nervous system pathway?
Where are the cell bodies of the upper motor neurons located?
in the primary motor cortex of the cerebrum
How many neurons comprise the somatic nervous system pathway?
What are the effectors of the autonomic nervous system pathway?
cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands
Where can you find the cell bodies of the ganglionic neurons?
Where is the integrative center for autonomic activity located?