• autonomic nervous system - National Library of Medicine

      www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/autonomicnervoussystemdisorders.html Your autonomic nervous system is the part of your nervous system that controls involuntary actions, such as the beating of your heart and the widening or ...
    • The Autonomic Nervous System - About.com Health

      neurology.about.com/od/Dysautonomia/a/The-Autonomic-Nervous-System.htm The autonomic nervous system controls vital functions like blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, sweating, and other things beyond our direct conscious ...
    • Neuroscience For Kids - Autonomic Nervous System

      faculty.washington.edu/chudler/auto.html Autonomic Nervous System. The autonomic nervous system (ANS) regulates the functions of our internal organs (the viscera) such as the heart, stomach and intestines.
    • Autonomic nervous system - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Autonomic_nervous_system The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is that part of the peripheral nervous system that largely acts independent of conscious control (involuntarily) and consists of ...
    • Autonomic nervous system | definition of autonomic nervous ...

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/autonomic+nervous+system autonomic [aw″to-nom´ik] not subject to voluntary control. autonomic dysreflexia an uninhibited and exaggerated reflex of the autonomic nervous system to ...
    • What Is the Autonomic Nervous System? - About.com Health

      psychology.about.com/od/aindex/g/autonomic-nervous-system.htm The autonomic nervous system regulates a variety of body process that take place without conscious effort. The autonomic system is the part of the ...
    • Autonomic Nervous System - NDRF

      www.ndrf.org/ans.html Functions of the Autonomic Nervous System (a) The Parasympathetic System. When a stimulus arises in an organ, such as a bright light shone into the eyes, the message ...