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Flashcards in Autonomic System Deck (10):
1

where to autonomic neurons originate from

lateral gray horn

2

preganglionic sympathetic neurons live in which levels?

T1-L2

3

what are paravertebral ganglia?

sympathetic ganglia that line vertebral column

4

craniosacral

parasympathetic 3,7,9,10

5

what is the neurotransmitter for sympathetic nervous system (postganglia)

norepinephrine

6

what are the target organs for the autonomic nervous sytem?

smooth muscle
cardiac muscle
glands

7

which pathway has a shorter preganglionic pathway?

sympathetic

8

which part of pathway is myelinated?

preganglionic

9

what does ACh bind to?

cholinergic receptors (muscurinic and nicotinic)
-binds to nicotinic in ganglionic synapse
-binds to muscurinic in parasympathetic with target organs

10

what receptors do NE and epinephrine bind to?

adrenurgic
-alpha
-beta

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