autonomic nervous system

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Synonyms for autonomic nervous system

the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands

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It has a built-in defence system -- the other part of the autonomous nervous system -- the Parasympathetic.
The intracerebroventricular application of CRH activates the sympathetic and inhibits the parasympathetic branch of the autonomous nervous system.
Patients will wear a 'wireless body vest', which can monitor them on a continuous basis to check on heart rate, and other functions of the autonomous nervous system to check for tell tale signs of potential problems.
59] They interpreted their finding to imply "colonization" of synapses by the autonomous nervous system.
Its broadly patented "device-guided paced breathing" technology platform, enables a systematic reduction in sympathetic outflow of the autonomous nervous system.
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