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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.
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Origin of dysautonomia

1970–75; dys- + Greek autonomía autonomy
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dysautonomia in Medicine


  1. Abnormal functioning of the autonomic nervous system.
  2. Familial dysautonomia.
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