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Introduction: Parasympathetic

Description of Parasympathetic

Parasympathetic: originates 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.
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Broader terms for Parasympathetic

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Hierarchical classifications of Parasympathetic

The following list attempts to classify Parasympathetic into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • nervous system,systema nervosum
  • system
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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