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Autonomic Anatomy 03

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Thursday, October 30 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, October 30 2008.

Which one of the following locations contains cell bodies of sypmathetic preganglionic efferents?

 
        A) The substantia gelatinosa at the S3 level
 
        B) The anterolateral cell column at the T12 level
 
        C) The intermediolateral cell column at the L2 level
 
        D) The substantia gelatinosa at the L1 level
 
        E) The dorsolateral cell column at the C2 level
 

 


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A) the substantia gelatinosa at the S3 level

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Between C8 and L2, 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) the anterolateral cell column at the T12 level

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Between C8 and L2, 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) the intermediolateral cell column at the L2 level

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Between C8 and L2, 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) the substantia gelatinosa at the L1 level

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Between C8 and L2, 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) the dorsolateral cell column at the C2 level

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Between C8 and L2, 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 03
Question ID: 10300803
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/30/2008
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