Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions by Arthur D. Loewy, K. Michael Spyer

By Arthur D. Loewy, K. Michael Spyer

This distinct textual content relates the dramatic advances of contemporary neurobiology to our realizing of the constitution and serve as of the autonomic fearful process, supplying a transparent view of the crucial neuronal elements concerned with autonomic regulate. The scope is extensive, starting from anatomical pathways and molecular pharmacology to the perceptual traits of autonomic sensation and their power in enhancing habit. crucial history info is reviewed and the latest learn mentioned in a readable, informative demeanour. The textual content is richly illustrated. the 1st six chapters supply a accomplished evaluate of the system's anatomy, body structure, and pharmacology, emphasizing the association and keep an eye on of the autonomic preganglionic neurons and the complexity of important pathways. Later chapters evaluation the autonomic keep watch over of cardiovascular, sexual, urinary, endocrine, and different services. Written through a global team of uncommon scientists, this paintings is a worthwhile source for clinicians, scientists, and graduate scholars within the fields of anatomy, body structure, pharmacology, and neuroscience.

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