Question 1

Outline the anatomy and physiology of the parasympathetic nervous system.

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College Answer

An efficient way to answer this question was to describe the anatomy and physiology of both cranial and sacral sections together. High scoring answers included an outline of the relevant nerves, the various ganglia, neurotransmitters and physiological effects. Some candidates described the cellular basis of Nicotinic, Muscarinic and M1-M5 receptors which didn't attract marks.