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Related to sympathetic nerve: parasympathetic nerve
one of the nerves of the sympathetic nervous system.
Etymology: Gk, sympathein, to feel with; L, nervus
any nerve of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.
sym·pa·thet·ic nerve(sim'pă-thet'ik nĕrv)
One of the nerves of the sympathetic nervous system.
A nerve of the autonomic nervous system that regulates involuntary and automatic reactions, especially to stress.
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