Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

     Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

parasympathetic division

Part of the autonomic system, concerned with conservation and restoration of energy; active during relaxed activity; its preganglionic fibers arise from the motor nuclei of cranial nerves III, VII, IX, and X in the brainstem and from the second, third and fourth sacral segments of the spinal cord.

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Related Words

autonomic system ; brainstem ; cranial nerves ; preganglionic ; sacrum ; spinal cord