Synonyms

1. parasympathetic

noun. ['ˌpɛrəˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk'] 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.

Synonyms

  • parasympathetic nervous system
  • autonomic nervous system
  • ANS
  • nervous system

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Example sentences of the word parasympathetic


1. Adjective
It is divided into two divisions, the sympathetic and the parasympathetic.

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