from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. any nerve of the sympathetic system; especially, the axial chain of ganglions and nerves belonging to the sympathetic system.
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Besides the above-mentioned investigators, Schwann, Kölliker, and Virchow, attention may be called to Robert Remak (1815-65; description of the marrowless nerve fibres, of the course of the fibres in the brain and the spinal cord); sympathetic nerve system, nerves of the heart, metabolism).