Flashcards in Chapter 15 Deck (11):
Controls visceral function unconsciously
Autonomic nervous system
What do motor neurons of the CNS synapse with in the automatic ganglion?
Visceral motor neurons
What are the effectors of the ANS?
glands, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle
Axons only emerge from thoracic and lumbar regions
Where are autonomic ganglion located in the sympathetic nervous system?
Preganglionic neurons are _____ and postganglionic neurons in the sympathetic nervous system are ____
What is the function of the sympathetic nervous system?
Fight or flight
Axons emerge from brainstem and sacral region
Where are the autonomic ganglion located in the parasympathetic nervous system?
Preganglionic neurons are ___ an postganglionic neurons in the parasympathetic nervous system are _____