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dysautonomia

[dis-aw-tuh-noh-mee-uh] /dɪsˌɔ təˈnoʊ mi ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
a rare inherited disorder of the autonomic nervous system, occurring mostly in Ashkenazic Jews, characterized by lack of reflexes, abnormal sweating, defective lacrimation and sense perceptions, emotional instability, and motor incoordination.
Origin of dysautonomia
1970-1975
1970-75; dys- + Greek autonomía autonomy
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dysautonomia in Medicine

dysautonomia dys·au·to·no·mi·a (dĭs-ô'tə-nō'mē-ə)
n.

  1. Abnormal functioning of the autonomic nervous system.

  2. Familial dysautonomia.

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