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English definition of “autonomic nervous system”

autonomic nervous system

noun [C] /ˈɔ·t̬əˈnɑm·ɪk ˈnɜr·vəs ˌsɪs·təm/
biology the part of the nervous system that controls automatic processes such as breathing, digestion, and the beating of the heart
(Definition of autonomic nervous system from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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