Medical Dictionary


adj au·to·nom·ic \ˌt-ə-ˈnäm-ik\

Medical Definition of AUTONOMIC

a :  acting or occurring involuntarily <autonomic reflexes> b :  relating to, affecting, or controlled by the autonomic nervous system <autonomic ganglia> <autonomic dysfunction>
:  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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