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Autonomic Anatomy 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Thursday, October 30 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, October 30 2008.

As a result of the random acts of fate, a very bad crabgrass taster lesions your intermediolateral cell column bilaterally from C8 down to L2.
After this, you suffer from loss of which of the following functions?

 
        A) Vasodilation
 
        B) Piloerection
 
        C) Miosis
 
        D) Decrease in heart rate
 
        E) Salivation
 

 


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A) Vasodilation

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The intermediolateral cell column contains the cell bodies of preganglionic sympathetic efferents. This includes pilomotor, sudomotor, and vasomotor preganglionic neurons.   (See References)

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B) piloerection

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The intermediolateral cell column contains the cell bodies of preganglionic sympathetic efferents. This includes pilomotor, sudomotor, and vasomotor preganglionic neurons.   (See References)

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C) Miosis

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The intermediolateral cell column contains the cell bodies of preganglionic sympathetic efferents. This includes pilomotor, sudomotor, and vasomotor preganglionic neurons.   (See References)

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D) Decrease in heart rate

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The intermediolateral cell column contains the cell bodies of preganglionic sympathetic efferents. This includes pilomotor, sudomotor, and vasomotor preganglionic neurons.   (See References)

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E) Salivation

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The intermediolateral cell column contains the cell bodies of preganglionic sympathetic efferents. This includes pilomotor, sudomotor, and vasomotor preganglionic neurons.   (See References)

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References:

1. Victor, M., and Ropper, A.H. (2001). Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York. (ISBN:0070674973)Advertising:
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Autonomic Anatomy 02
Question ID: 10300801
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/30/2008
Modified: 10/30/2008
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