Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_333


Pertaining to the part of the vertebrate nervous system that regulates involuntary action, as of the intestines, heart, and glands. This is divided into the sympathetic nervous system and the parasympathetic nervous system.

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