autonomic reflex system

autonomic reflex system

[¦ȯd·ə¦näm·ik ′rē‚fleks ‚sis·təm]
(physiology)
An involuntary biological control system characterized by the uncontrolled functioning of smooth muscles and glands to maintain an acceptable internal environment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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