adjective[attributive] chiefly Physiology
Involuntary or unconscious; relating to the autonomic nervous system.
- The primary types of diabetic neuropathy are sensorimotor and autonomic.
- The sympathetic nerves control circulation and perspiration and are part of your autonomic nervous system.
- For example, stress has been shown to affect major physiological systems - autonomic, neuroendocrine, and immune.
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