Meaning of “autonomic nervous system” in the English Dictionary

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autonomic nervous systemnoun [ C usually singular ]

/ˌɔː.tə.nɒm.ɪk ˈnɜː.vəs ˌsɪs.təm/ /ˌɑː.t̬ə.nɑː.mɪk ˈnɝː.vəs ˌsɪs.təm/ specialized

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 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 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)