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parasympathetic

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or affecting the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • noun The parasympathetic nervous system.
  • noun Any of the nerves of this system.

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  • adjective Of or relating to the part of the autonomic nervous system that inhibits or opposes the effects of the sympathetic nervous system.

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  • adjective of or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system
  • noun originates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord; opposes physiological effects of the sympathetic nervous system: stimulates digestive secretions; slows the heart; constricts the pupils; dilates blood vessels

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