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Parasympathetic Division
...  be ready for any sympathetic action that may ensue during perceived threats or emergencies. Process It cannot function properly, though, without these essential related parts. Axons are found in preganglionic neurons to form a connection between spinal and cranial nerves, all the way to the terminal ganglia. The preganglions are cell bodies located in the oculomotor nerve, brainstem, vagus  ...

Thyroid Gland
...  gland comes from the postganglionic neurons from the superior and middle cervical ganglia. Additional innervation is supplied by the second to the seventh segment of the spinal cord with their preganglionic neurons. The thyroid is the gland that produces the hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Plus, it makes a little calcitonin. The two primary hormones that the thyroid secretes are  ...

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