Flashcards in Unit VII - More Sympathetics Deck (77)
What pairs of well-defined ganglia are associated with the celiac plexus?
Celiac ganglia, superior mesenteric ganglia, aorticorenal ganglia
Where are the celiac ganglia located?
Adjacent to the celiac artery
Which artery is associated with the superior mesenteric ganglia?
Superior mesenteric artery
Where are the aorticorenal ganglia located?
Near the renal arteries
What are the secondary plexuses associated with the celiac plexus?
Phrenic, left gastric, hepatic, splenic, and superior mesenteric, suprarenal, renal, gonadal, abdominal aorta, inferior mesenteric, superior hypogastric, inferior hypogastric plexuses
What are the secondary plexuses of the celiac plexuses named after?
The arteries associated with each one
What artery is associated with the phrenic plexus?
Inferior phrenic artery
What artery is associated with the suprarenal plexus?
Middle suprarenal artery
What is the location of the superior hypogastric plexus?
Between L4 and S1 vertebral levels
What plexuses are included in the superior hypogastric plexus?
Abdominal aortic and inferior mesenteric plexuses
What is included in the inferior hypogastric plexus?
Celiac plexus below the internal iliac artery
What is the second largest prevertebral plexus?
Inferior hypogastric plexus
What secondary plexuses are associated with the inferior hypogastric plexus?
Vesicle, prostatic or uterine/vaginal, rectal, cavernous
What type of input initiates defecation and micturition: sympathetic or parasympathetic?
How is the stretch response of the bladder or rectum initiated?
Visceral afferents that are sensitive to the walls stretching
During defecation and/or micturition, efferent response travels out of which nerves to the detrusor muscle and/or rectal musculature?
Pelvic splanchnic nerves