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Sweating a result of exertion is mediated through:
Ans. B Sympathetic Cholinergic
- Centre is located in Anterior hypothalamus preoptic area.
- In general, most sweat lands are innervated by sympathetic cholinergic nerve fibers i.e. Ach is
- the transmitter; therefore sympathetic stimulation causes sweating whereas parasympathetic stimulation has no effect.
- But in palms and soles sweat glands are innervated by sympathetic adrenergic nerve fibers. Q