parasympathetic nervous system


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for parasympathetic nervous system

originates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord

References in periodicals archive ?
During postexercise recovery period, the ANS activity is mediated by regain of parasympathetic nervous system activity and withdrawal of sympathetic nervous system activity.
She said that the breathing and posturing activate the parasympathetic nervous system and reduce emotional chaos and cognitive dissonance.
This consists of the sympathetic nervous system (which prepares the body to expend energy during crises, often described as the "fight or flight response") and the counterbalancing parasympathetic nervous system (which recharges and heals the body, returning it to a relaxed state).
The hypothalamus is the site for convergence of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system.
Unlike a fear, disgust responses involve activation of the parasympathetic nervous system.
Heart rhythm experts say the apparent cause of the abnormal heart patterns is a problem in the parasympathetic nervous system, which is designed to slow the heart rate after danger or stress.
In the midst of chaos and distress, school counselors can maintain a non-anxious presence by eliciting the dominance of the parasympathetic nervous system over the sympathetic nervous system (i.
The investigators reported that damage to the parasympathetic nervous system may account for nearly 50 percent of the typical symptoms, including gallbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea, and sexual dysfunction, which afflict those with the syndrome.
As with other anticholinergics, tiotropium causes bronchodilation by blocking the muscarinic receptors in the parasympathetic nervous system.
Use Dirga Pranayama (the three part breath) to massage, tone and regulate the endocrine organs and to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which adjusts hormonal imbalances.
Unlike most driving simulations, in this simulation each curve lasted for a constant duration of 30 s to permit the acquisition of sufficient physiological data to compute the cardiac measure used to estimate parasympathetic nervous system activity.
It works on the parasympathetic nervous system - your fight, flight and fright reactions.
Resting and exercise HR are controlled by the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system.
THE use of coloured light works by stimulating or calming the activities of the nerve cells that make up the sympathetic nervous system, which heightens activity in the body, such as breathing rate and the parasympathetic nervous system, which has the opposite effect.
Sympathetic nerve fibers from the superior cervical ganglion, along with the postganglionic fibers of the parasympathetic nervous system, synapse with intercalated cells, myoepithelial cells, and acinar cells.
Full browser ?