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au·ton·o·mous

(aw-ton'ō-mŭs),
Having independence or freedom from control by external forces or, in a narrow sense, by the cerebrospinal nerve centers.

autonomous

[ôton′əməs]
Etymology: Gk, autos, self, nomos, law
being functionally independent.

autonomous

adjective Capable of independent action; referring to or having decision-making latitude.

au·ton·o·mous

(aw-tonŏ-mŭs)
Having independence or freedom from control by external forces or, in a narrow sense, by the cerebrospinal nerve centers.
Compare: heteronomous
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