Pertaining to a division of the autonomic nervous system. See autonomic division of nervous system.

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para·sym·pa·thet·ic .par-ə-.sim-pə-'thet-ik adj of, relating to, being, or acting on the parasympathetic nervous system <\parasympathetic fibers of the vascular wall> <\parasympathetic drugs>
parasympathetic n
1) a parasympathetic nerve <this sacral group of \parasympathetics supplies fibers to the external genitalia (A. C. Guyton)>

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para·sym·pa·thet·ic (par″ə-sim″pə-thetґik) of or pertaining to the craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system; see under system.

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