Neuroscience 6e Chapter 21 Outline

The Visceral Motor System

Overview

Early Studies of the Visceral Motor System

Distinctive Features of the Visceral Motor System

The Sympathetic Division of the Visceral Motor System

BOX 21A The Hypothalamus

The Parasympathetic Division of the Visceral Motor System

The Enteric Nervous System

Sensory Components of the Visceral Motor System

Central Control of Visceral Motor Functions

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Horner’s Syndrome

BOX 21B Obesity and the Brain

Neurotransmission in the Visceral Motor System

Autonomic Regulation of Cardiovascular Function

Autonomic Regulation of the Bladder

Autonomic Regulation of Sexual Function