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The central nervous system is primarily comprised of
the brain and spinal cord
The autonomic nervous system is comprised of
the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems
The peripheral nervous system is comprised of
the somatic and autonomic nervous systems
The autonomic nervous system controls
visceral functions/internal organs
The sympathetic nervous system
Promotes a "fight or flight" response, corresponds with arousal and energy generation, and inhibits digestion.
The parasympathetic nervous system
Promotes a "rest and digest" response, promotes calming of the nerves return to regular function, and enhances digestion.
The autonomic nervous system is comprised of
the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems