Art by Bruce Nauman viewed at the Tate Modern.
Let’s focus on the physiology of the first of those statements today….
BT_PO 1.51 Describe the autonomic nervous system and its physiological roles including:
· Autonomic receptors and cellular effects of receptor activation
· Autonomic transmitters, their synthesis, release and fate
Acetylcholine is essential for the normal function of the sympathetic nervous system TRUE/FALSE
Most blood vessels have only sympathetic innervation TRUE/FALSE
Noradrenaline has a longer half life than acetylcholine TRUE/FALSE
The sympathetic nervous system incorporates a negative feedback loop, via presynaptic α2 receptors TRUE/FALSE
The heart receives input from T1-6 sympathetic fibres TRUE/FALSE
and one extra one for those of you hoping for something related to the second statement…
Both an intact parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system are required for normal male sexual function TRUE/FALSE