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autonomic

adjective au·to·nom·ic \ˌ-tə-ˈnä-mik\

Definition of AUTONOMIC

1
:  acting or occurring involuntarily <autonomic reflexes>
2
:  relating to, affecting, or controlled by the autonomic nervous system or its effects or activity <autonomic drugs>
au·to·nom·i·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of AUTONOMIC

1888

autonomic

adjective au·to·nom·ic \ˌt-ə-ˈnäm-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUTONOMIC

1
a :  acting or occurring involuntarily <autonomic reflexes> b :  relating to, affecting, or controlled by the autonomic nervous system <autonomic ganglia> <autonomic dysfunction>
2
:  having an effect upon tissue supplied by the autonomic nervous system <autonomic drugs>
au·to·nom·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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