autonomic agent

autonomic agent

[¦ȯd·ə¦näm·ik ′ā·jənt]
(neuroscience)
A compound that reduces or enhances nerve-impulse transmission across synaptic junctions, especially in the autonomic nervous system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Specific topics discused include the impact of agile methods on software project management, the effects of computational speed on the stability of a self-controlling process, adjustable deliberation of self-managing systems, autonomic computing, and engineering ultimate self-protection in autonomic agents for space exploration missions.