Walsh & Hoyt: The Efferent Arc of the Pupil Light Reflex

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Identifier wh_ch14_p670
Title Walsh & Hoyt: The Efferent Arc of the Pupil Light Reflex
Subject Autonomic Nervous System; Anatomy; Physiology; Efferent Arc; Pupil Light Reflex
Creator Randy H. Kardon, MD, PhD, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology Services, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa
Description All neural impulses that reach the sphincter of the pupil travel via a preganglionic parasympathetic pathway from the rostral midbrain to the ciliary ganglion in the orbit and then to the iris sphincter muscle via a postganglionic pathway within the short ciliary nerves. Midbrain parasympathetic outflow pathway. Visceral oculomotor nuclei. Pupillary fibers in teh oculomotor nerve. Sympathetic outflow pathway. Hypothalamus. Brain stem and spinal cord sympathetic pathways. Preganglionic sympathetic fibers. Superior cer vical ganglion. Postganglionic sympathetic pathway. Peptidergic innervation to the iris.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2005
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Relation is Part of Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL)
Rights Management Copyright 2012. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
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Setname ehsl_novel_novel
ID 186650
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6x09gkq
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