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Those nerves that release ACh are called cholinergic; those that release NE are called adrenergic discount zestoretic 17.5 mg free shipping. The adrenal medulla secretes both epinephrine (85%) and norepinephrine (15%) as hormones into the blood. Organs with Dual Innervation which is stimulated by impulses through sympathetic nerve end- ings, causes dilation; contraction of the pupillary constrictor Many organs receive dual innervation—they are innervated by muscle, which is innervated by parasympathetic nerve endings, both sympathetic and parasympathetic neurons. Complementary Effects The effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation on Antagonistic Effects salivary gland secretion are complementary. The secretion of wa- The effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation on tery saliva is stimulated by impulses through parasympathetic the sinoatrial (SA) node (“pacemaker”) of the heart (see fig. In this case, sympathetic and parasympathetic neurons in- stimulate the constriction of blood vessels throughout the GI nervate the SA node. The resultant decrease in blood flow to the salivary glands neurons increases the heart rate, whereas cholinergic stimulation causes the production of a thicker, more viscous saliva. Antagonism is also seen in the GI tract, where sympathetic nerves inhibit and parasympathetic nerves Cooperative Effects stimulate intestinal movements and secretions. The effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation on the The effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic stimula- urinary and reproductive systems are cooperative. Erection of the tion on the diameter of the pupil of the eye are analogous to the penis, for example, is due to vasodilation resulting from action po- reciprocal innervation of flexor and extensor skeletal muscles by tentials through parasympathetic nerves; ejaculation is due to action somatic motor neurons. This is because the iris contains antago- potentials through sympathetic nerves. Contraction of the pupillary dilator muscle, the urinary bladder is myogenic (independent of nerve stimulation), Van De Graaff: Human V. Autonomic Nervous © The McGraw−Hill Anatomy, Sixth Edition Coordination System Companies, 2001 Chapter 13 Autonomic Nervous System 447 FIGURE 13. Stimulation through sympathetic nerves causes the dilator muscle to contract, which dilates (enlarges) the size of the pupil. Stimulation through the parasympathetic nerves causes the constrictor muscle to contract, which constricts (decreases) the size of the pupil. In a hot room, for example, decreased and reflex is also enhanced by action potentials through sympa- sympathetic activity produces dilation of the blood vessels in the thetic nerves, which increases the tone of the urinary bladder mus- surface of the skin, which increases cutaneous blood flow and cles.

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