Origin of autonomic
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Contemporary Examples of autonomic
He equated this response with altered activity of the autonomic nervous system.Why Do We Cry?
January 10, 2013
Historical Examples of autonomic
When we remember the workings of our autonomic nerves we may not wonder at that fact.Psychoanalysis
To this system Langley has lately given the name 'autonomic.'The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
That thing gibbering in the autonomic and voluntary nervous systems—merely fear.West Of The Sun
Autonomic nervous system: The vegetative nervous system which controls vital functions,—as digestion, respiration, circulation.Outwitting Our Nerves
Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Autonomic in itself, life submits itself to the general laws of evolution.
- occurring involuntarily or spontaneously
- of or relating to the autonomic nervous system
- Also: autonomous (of plant movements) occurring as a result of internal stimuli
1832, "pertaining to autonomy" (q.v.); used mostly in physiology. Autonomical is recorded from 1650s.
- Functionally independent; not under voluntary control.
- Relating to the autonomic nervous system.