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sympathetic

 [sim″pah-thet´ik]
1. pertaining to or caused by sympathy.
2. pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system.
sympathetic nervous system the thoracolumbar part of the autonomic nervous system, the preganglionic fibers of which arise from cell bodies in the thoracic and first three lumbar segments of the spinal cord; postganglionic fibers are distributed to the heart, smooth muscle, and glands of the entire body. (See also Plate 14.)
sympathetic stress reaction alarm reaction.

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik),
1. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
2. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
Synonym(s): sympathic
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

sympathetic

(sĭm′pə-thĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy: a sympathetic glance.
2. Favorably inclined: not at all sympathetic to her proposal.
3. Agreeably suited to one's disposition or mood; congenial: sympathetic surroundings.
4. Of, relating to, or acting on the sympathetic nervous system: a sympathetic neuron; sympathetic stimulation.
5.
a. Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
b. Emitting such vibrations: sympathetic strings.

sym′pa·thet′i·cal·ly adv.

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik)
1. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
2. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik)
1. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
2. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

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Q. Anyone have/hear of RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) CRPS etc ,I have Fibro too Reflex Synmpathetic Dystrophy or CRPS and I have Fibromyalgia any others with CNS problems

A. Ok I would like to ask if any others with RSD would like to get to know each other it looks like they have groups ,no one without RSD can appreciate the pain and the way those who you love the most ,think you are a faker because some RSDers ,you can't see anything readily ,not being believed with Nerve pain thayt is worse than anything I have felt like being shot ,blown up ,Third Degree Burns well kinda like when the nerves stgart to grow back from Third degree burns but 24/7 and the same degree of p[ain since 1968 .IF RSD IS CAUGHT IN THE FIIRST YEAR IT CAN BE Reversed so yes I want knowledge (oops didnt mean caps(to yell)Thank You rsdno

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