Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Peripheral PARASYMPATHETIC Nervous System (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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course of preganglionic motor axons and targets

vagus n. (CN X):
- cardiac branches ==> cardiac plexus
- esophageal branches ==> esophageal plexus
- tracheal branches ==> trachea
- bronchial branches ==> pulmonary plexus (bronchi and pulmonary vessels)

2

Where are the ganglion cells of the parasympathetic nervous system located?

scattered in microscopic groups in their target organs --> preganglionic motor axons carried to targets via the vagus n.

3

origin of preganglionic fibers

brainstem

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