Example sentences for: parasympathetic

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  • Effective micturition requires the coordination of central and peripheral nervous system structures that activate sympathetic, parasympathetic and somatic motor pathways innervating the bladder and the urethra (for a recent review see [ 1 ] ). Pathophysiological conditions and pharmacological manipulations that affect central and/or peripheral nervous system structures involved in micturition may alter the function of these two organs [ 2 ] .

  • However, observations in quietly resting adult mice (n = 3), monitored 30 min after placement on the recording platform, of reduced heart rate (471 ± 20 bpm) and increased heart rate variability (53 ± 6 bpm) suggest that the results in neonates may be attributable to reduced sympathetic and parasympathetic signaling [ 15].

  • In Trinidad the following clinical features have been seen: tachypnea, restlessness, vomiting, increased salivation, cerebral oedema, pulmonary oedema, hypovolemic shock and convulsions, with myocarditis and pancreatitis being major complications [ 48 ] . Scorpion venoms may cause these symptoms through release of catecholamines from the sympathetic nervous system [ 11 ] . The venom exerts its effects primarily to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, but there is also stimulation of both the sympathetic and parasympathetic peripheral activities [ 11 ] . The venom is a complex mixture of phospholipase A 2 , low molecular weight proteins, acetylcholinesterase, hyaluronidase, toxic polypeptides, amino acids, serotonin and neurotoxins [ 11 48 ] . Two fatal cases suggested toxic myocarditis [ 48 ] .

  • The major pelvic ganglia contain cholinergic and sympathetic neurons that innervate the bladder, prostate, colon and other pelvic viscera [ 12 ] . MIF immunostaining was localized in both parasympathetic (TH negative) and sympathetic (TH positive) cells in the MPG.

  • The urinary bladder functions to store and expel urine [ 5 ] . It has both sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation.

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