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Medical Term:

Burn and Rand theory

Pronunciation: burn rand

Definition: posits that stimulation of sympathetic fibers results first in the production of acetylcholine in the postganglionic nerve endings, which then release norepinephrine to act on the active site of the effector cell.

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