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sympathetic nervous system.


A gene on chromosome 3p22.2 that encodes a voltage-gated sodium ion channel, which is an integral membrane glycoprotein. It is responsible for the initial rising phase of the action potential in most excitable cells.


Abbreviation for sympathetic nervous system.

sympathetic nervous system

; SNS cell bodies of motor nerves located in intermediate columns of spinal cord between T1 and L2 vertebrae; synapse with paravertebral sympathetic ganglia (forming two chains to either side of spinal cord); all preganglionic and most postganglionic SNS fibres use adrenaline or nor- adrenaline as neurotransmitter; note: SNS input to sweat glands is cholinergic (i.e. uses acetylcholine as neurotransmitter)
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