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Autonomic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #13

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Published on Apr 6, 2015

Hank takes you on a tour of your two-part autonomic nervous system. This episode explains how your sympathetic nervous system and parasympathetic nervous system work together as foils, balancing each other out. Their key anatomical differences - where nerve fibers originate and where their ganglia are located - drive their distinct anatomical functions, making your sympathetic nervous system the "fight or flight" while your parasympathetic nervous system is for "resting and digesting."

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Table of Contents
The Basic Two-Part System of the Autonomic Nervous System 0:48
Sympathetic Nervous System 2:33
Parasympathetic Nervous System 2:54
Their Nerve Fibers Originate in Different Parts of the Body 3:22
Sympathetic Ganglia Are Close to the Spinal Cord 4:36
Parasympathetic Ganglia Are Close to Their Effectors 4:59


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