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Impulses may be:

•Blocked
•Changed to repetitive impulses
•Integrated with other impulses into pattern

2

Neurotransmitters secreted from 1 cell bind receptors on next

Type of Synapse

Chemical

3

Found in smooth muscle

Type of Synapse

Electrical

4

Transmit signal in 1 direction

Presynaptic neuron to postsynaptic

5

Presynaptic Terminals Can release neurotransmitters that are:

•Excitatory
•Inhibitory

6

Postsynaptic membranes can contain:

•Excitatory receptors
•Inhibitory receptors

7

Increased heart rate & force of contraction

β-1

NE/EPI

8

Muscle contraction, vasoconstriction Blockers: muscle relaxation, vasodilation

α-1

NE/EPI

9

Vasodilation & bronchodilation
Blockers: vasoconstriction

β-2

EPI

10

changes permeability of membrane

Neurotransmitter