autonomic nervous system 9.3

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what does autonomic mean?
self governing
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what is the autonomic nervous systems function?
controls the involuntary activities of internalmuscles and glands
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how many divisions does the autonomic nervous system have?
two
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what are the subdivisions called
1) the sympathetic nervous system 2)the parasympathetic nervous system
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what is the role of the sympathetic nervous system
stimulates effectors speeding up any activity. stimulates when strenously excersise or have powerful emotions. it helps us to cope with stressful suituationsby heightening our awarenessand preparing us for the activity
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what is the role of the parasympathetic nervous system
inhibits effectors and slows downany activity, controls activitys under normal resting conditions. concerned with conserving energy andreplenishing body reserves
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the actions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems normaly .... each other in other words they are ...
oppose...antagonistic
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what happens if the sympathetic nervous system contracts a muscle
the parasympathetic nervous system relaxes it
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activities of glands and muscles are regulated by...
a balance of the two systems
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