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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

/sym·pa·thet·ic/ (sim″pah-thet´ik)
1. pertaining to, exhibiting, or caused by sympathy.
2. pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system or one of its nerves.

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.

sympathetic

[sim′pəthet′ik]
Etymology: Gk, sympathein, to feel with
1 displaying of compassion for another's grief.
2 pertaining to a division of the autonomic nervous system.
3 See sympathy.

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]

sympathetic

relating to sympathetic division of autonomic nervous system

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]

sympathetic (sim´pəthet´ik),

adj pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system.
sympathetic nervous system,

sympathetic

pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system.

acute sympathetic blockade
trauma to the cervical spinal cord may be associated with bradycardia and hypotension.
sympathetic chain
the sympathetic trunk whose ganglia suggest a chain of beads.
sympathetic cholinergic vasodilator fibers
a system of efferent dilator nerves distributed only to skeletal muscles; the existence of the system has been verified only in cats and dogs; in other species where it is not present vasodilation is achieved only by relaxation of vasoconstrictor tone.
sympathetic nerves
1. see sympathetic trunk (below).
2. any nerve of the sympathetic nervous system.
sympathetic nervous system
the part of the autonomic nervous system whose preganglionic fibers arise from cell bodies in the thoracic and lumbar segments of the spinal cord; postganglionic fibers are distributed to the heart, smooth muscle, and glands of the entire body.
sympathetic outflow
the preganglionic fibers from the nerve cells in the thoracolumbar cord.
sympathetic regurgitation
see neurotic regurgitation.
sympathetic trunk
two long ganglionated nerve strands, one on each side of the vertebral column, extending from the base of the skull to the coccyx.
sympathetic trunk ganglia
ganglia situated segmentally along the paired sympathetic trunks beside the vertebral bodies.

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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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