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Problem: Cardiovascular effects of the sympathetic division include all except ______.A) Constriction of visceral blood vessels B) Dilation of the vessels serving the skeletal muscles C) Increase of heart rate and force of contraction D) Dilation of the blood vessels serving the skin and digestive viscera 

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Parasympathetic vs. Sympathetic

System/Function

Parasympathetic

Sympathetic

Cardiovascular

Decreased cardiac output and heart rate

Increased contraction, cardiac output, and heart rate

Pulmonary

Bronchial contrisction

Bronchial dilation

Musculoskeletal

Muscular relaxation

Muscular constriction

Pupillary

Constriction

Dilation

Urinary

Decreased urinary output; sphincter contraction

Increased urinary output, sphincter relaxation

Gastrointestinal

Decreased peristalsis and secretion

Increased peristalsis and secretion

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Problem Details
Cardiovascular effects of the sympathetic division include all except ______.

A) Constriction of visceral blood vessels 
B) Dilation of the vessels serving the skeletal muscles 
C) Increase of heart rate and force of contraction 
D) Dilation of the blood vessels serving the skin and digestive viscera 

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