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sympathetic

1. Anatomy physiol of or relating to the division of the autonomic nervous system that acts in opposition to the parasympathetic system accelerating the heartbeat, dilating the bronchi, inhibiting the smooth muscles of the digestive tract, etc.
2. relating to vibrations occurring as a result of similar vibrations in a neighbouring body
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60] Thus, orexins can increase sympathetic outflow to BAT increasing its thermogenic activity.
The sympathetic outflow from the spinal cord ends at the L2 level and therefore caudal block should not routinely result in peripheral vasodilatation of the lower extremities.
In mice models, chronic oestrogen supplementation seemed to have protective effects from exaggerated sympathetic outflow from the heart and brain6 .
Future trials will evaluate renal denervation in milder forms of essential hypertension, as well as in other diseases involving activation of renal sympathetic outflow, including heart failure, cirrhosis with ascites, and chronic kidney disease.
Further, the effectiveness of this procedure in eliminating the action of renal sympathetic outflow has already been verified in a previous study from our laboratory (5).
Whether these observations can be] explained by alterations in central sympathetic outflow requires further investigation as this was not directly assessed in this study," remarks James Fisher, a lecturer in exercise physiology in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham who was not involved in the study.
The researchers further found that men responded to environmental tobacco smoke with a greater increase in indexes of sympathetic outflow to blood vessels, compared to women
2]-adrenergic agonist with the net effect of reducing sympathetic outflow.