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Describe five differences between the actions of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems on the same effector organs. For example, the parasympathetic system causes urine release from the bladder, while the sympathetic system causes urine rete

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Effector organ Parasympathetic effect Sympathetic effect
Pupil of eye Constricts Dilates
Heart Slows heart rate Increases rate and force of contraction
Arterioles None Constricts
Digestive tract Increased motility and secretion Decreased motility and secretion
Bladder Release of urine Retention of urine
Sweat glands General sweating Localized sweating
Bronchioles of lungs Constricts Dilates
Adipose tissue None Fat breakdown

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