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parasympathetic

par·a·sym·pa·thet·ic

parasympathetic

 
pronunciation:
pae r sIm p the tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: relating to those parts of the autonomic nervous system, found in the middle and back parts of the brain and the lower spinal cord, that oppose the work of the sympathetic system, as in dilating the pupils or slowing the heart beat.
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