Which of the following descriptions provides correct evidence for why the vagus nerve is considered part of the parasympathetic nervous system?

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Neurotransmitters released from the vagus nerve cause an increase in heart rate.

  

The vagus nerve transmits sensory information to the central nervous system.

  

Neurotransmitters released from the vagus nerve cause a decrease in heart rate.

  

The vagus nerve, in response to external stimuli, controls skeletal muscles.

 

asked Dec 31, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Neurotransmitters released from the vagus nerve cause a decrease in heart rate.

 

answered Dec 31, 2012 by Zeka22 ~Expert~ (357 points)



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