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LUNGS-AUTONOMIC SUPPLY

PARASYMPATHETIC (Vagus)
1. Afferent fibers for cough reflex.
2. Vasoconstriction.
3. Bronchoconstriction.
4. Increase glandular secretions.
5. Sensation.

SYMPATHETIC (Pulmonary plexus, T2-6)
1. Vasodilatation.
2. Bronchodilatation.
3. Suppress glandular secretions.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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