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    Compare the autonomic control of defecation and micturition

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    1. Compare the autonomic control of defecation and micturition.

    2. How are absorption in the digestive tract and reabsorption from the renal tubules similar? (Your answer should concentrate on the molecular level.)

    3. The carbonic anhydrase reactions are important for regulating pH because the bicarbonate ion acts as a buffer. What are three cells, one each in the respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, where the carbonic anhydrase reaction has been described, producing bicarbonate ion that can help to buffer the pH of blood?

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    1-Compare the autonomic control of defecation and micturition.

    The effect of autonomic nervous system can be summarized in the effects of sympathetic and parasympathetic.

    Simply, sympathetic nervous system works when there is a crisis or dangerous situation , so in this case you don't feel the urge for urination or defecation , those processes are inhibited by the sympathetic
    parasympathetic works when you are relaxing , when you are in your normal life, so urination and defecation work well in this case, you feel the urge for urination or defecation

    If ...

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    Three questions in Biochemistry about different biochemical processes in Human body. The expert compares the autonomic control of defecation and micturition.

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