TITLE

sympathetic nervous system

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2122
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "sympathetic nervous system" is presented. It refers to the thoracolumbar division of the autonomic nervous system. In this state, preganglionic fibers originate in the thoracic and lumbar segments of the spinal cord and synapse with postganglionic neurons in the sympathetic ganglia.
ACCESSION #
21247574

 

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