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Controls visceral function unconsciously

Autonomic nervous system

2

What do motor neurons of the CNS synapse with in the automatic ganglion?

Visceral motor neurons

3

What are the effectors of the ANS?

glands, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle

4

Axons only emerge from thoracic and lumbar regions

Sympathetic (thoracolumnar)

5

Where are autonomic ganglion located in the sympathetic nervous system?

spinal cord

6

Preganglionic neurons are _____ and postganglionic neurons in the sympathetic nervous system are ____

Short, long

7

What is the function of the sympathetic nervous system?

Fight or flight

8

Axons emerge from brainstem and sacral region

Parasympathetic (craniosacral)

9

Where are the autonomic ganglion located in the parasympathetic nervous system?

Near target

10

Preganglionic neurons are ___ an postganglionic neurons in the parasympathetic nervous system are _____

long, short

11

What is the function the parasympathetic nervous system?

Rest and digest