Copper sulphate emesis; a study of afferent pathways from the gastrointestinal tract.

@article{Wang1951CopperSE,
  title={Copper sulphate emesis; a study of afferent pathways from the gastrointestinal tract.},
  author={S. C. Wang and H. L. Borison},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1951},
  volume={164 2},
  pages={
          520-6
        }
}
V OMITING is a complicated act which involves the coordinated activities of many motor systems of the body including both the somatic and autonomic nervous outflows. The orderly sequential action of the different muscle groups used in emesis has been clearly demonstrated by the now classical work of Cannon (I). Equally complex is the question of the sensory pathways of vomiting. The roles of the numerous afferents investigated by various workers on this problem are not in agreement. Our… 

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