autonomic nervous system Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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autonomic nervous systemnoun [C usually singular]

specialized
the ​part of the nervoussystem that ​controlsautomaticprocesses such as ​breathing, ​digestion, and the ​beating of the ​heart
(Definition of autonomic nervous system from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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autonomic nervous systemnoun [C]

 /ˈɔ·t̬əˈnɑm·ɪk ˈnɜr·vəs ˌsɪs·təm/
biology the ​part of the nervous system that ​controlsautomaticprocesses 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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