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autonomic (adj.)

1832 (autonomical is recorded from 1650s), "self-governing;" see autonomy + -ic. Since late 19c. used mostly in physiology.

updated on March 05, 2017

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Definitions of autonomic from WordNet

autonomic (adj.)
relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system;
autonomic reflexes
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