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Autonomic Nervous System MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Autonomic Nervous System
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.050
Unique ID
D001341
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001341
Annotation
dysfunction = AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES but consider also DYSAUTONOMIA, FAMILIAL
Scope Note
The ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; and SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM taken together. Generally speaking, the autonomic nervous system regulates the internal environment during both peaceful activity and physical or emotional stress. Autonomic activity is controlled and integrated by the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, especially the HYPOTHALAMUS and the SOLITARY NUCLEUS, which receive information relayed from VISCERAL AFFERENTS.
Entry Term(s)
Vegetative Nervous System
Visceral Nervous System
See Also
Autonomic Denervation
Visceral Afferents
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/21
Autonomic Nervous System Preferred
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