HyperDic: parasympathetic

English > 2 senses of the word parasympathetic:
ADJECTIVEpertparasympatheticof or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system
NOUNbodyparasympathetic, parasympathetic nervous systemoriginates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord
parasympathetic > pronunciation
Soundspeh.rahsih.mpahtheh'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > parasympathetic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system.
Spanishparasimpático
Nounsparasympathetic nervous system, parasympatheticoriginates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord
English > parasympathetic: 2 senses > noun 1, body
Meaningoriginates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord; opposes physiological effects of the sympathetic nervous system: stimulates digestive secretions; slows the heart; constricts the pupils; dilates blood vessels.
Synonymparasympathetic nervous system
Part ofautonomic nervous system, ANSThe part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
Broadernervous system, systema nervosumThe sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
Spanishsistema nervioso parasimpático
Adjectivesparasympatheticof or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system

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