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Question 1:
How do you write Autonomic nervous system in latin?
Dioecesis Legionensis
fissura rhinalis
divisio autonomica systematis nervosi peripherici
Dioecesis Rurkelau00EBnsis

Question 2: [1] The ANS affects heart rate, digestion, respiration rate, salivation, perspiration, diameter of the pupils, micturition (urination), and ________.
Sexual arousalOrgasmPenisClitoris

Question 3: Blood oxygen and carbon dioxide are in fact directly sensed by the ________, a small collection of chemosensors at the bifurcation of the carotid artery, innervated by the petrosal (IXth) ganglion.
VasodilationCirculatory systemAortic bodyCarotid body

Question 4: It is classically divided into two subsystems: the ________ and sympathetic nervous system.
NerveParasympathetic nervous systemAutonomic nervous systemSubmandibular ganglion

Question 5: Blood flow to skeletal muscles and the ________ is not only maintained, but enhanced (by as much as 1200% in the case of skeletal muscles).
DigestionImmune systemRespiratory systemLung

Question 6: In the cranium the PSN originate from ________ CN III (oculomotor nerve), CN VII (facial nerve), CN IX (glossopharyngeal nerve) and CN X (vagus nerve).
Cranial nervesTrigeminal nerveCranial nerve nucleusHead and neck anatomy

Question 7: Within these systems, however, there are ________ and excitatory synapses between neurones.
Inhibitory postsynaptic potentialLong-term depressionLong-term potentiationExcitatory postsynaptic potential

Question 8: The autonomic nervous system (ANS or visceral nervous system) is the part of the peripheral nervous system that acts as a ________ functioning largely below the level of consciousness, and controls visceral functions.
Programmable logic controllerControl systemControl theoryProcess control

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