Usage examples for autonomic

  1. For the internal secretion of the thyroid has a selective affinity for the autonomic or activating system, while that of the adrenals has a selective affinity for the sympathetic or inhibiting system. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. Even the few anarchist refugees in London who might be expected to be knit into indissoluble friendship by their common adversity have broken into separate clubs, and the " Autonomic" and the " Morgenrothe"- though they have hardly more than a hundred members between them, and all belong to the same socialist variety of anarchist doctrine- remain as the Jews and the Samaritans. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  3. And the blood, the entire autonomic system, tended to slow down. – Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly? by Bryce Walton
  4. The Second Empire was politically unlike the First; it tried to balance a centralized government against the autonomic governments of the various sectors, and had almost succeeded in doing so. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  5. The planet Bairnvell was an independent, autonomic ally of the Gehan Federation, and, although not actually a member of the Federation, was presumably under her protection. – The Unnecessary Man by Gordon Randall Garrett
  6. After an hour or two of this it would be hard to say whether Mental or physical discomfort is more acute; B consulted, however, says my autonomic system must be quite something, after five minutes her thoughts were with her viscera entirely. – The Lost Kafoozalum by Pauline Ashwell
  7. And her regular breathing had become less measured, as though she were fighting to overcome her autonomic nervous system and challenge life on her own. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  8. I believe they are due, in their entirety, as well as individually, to the direct intervention of a creative power, acting freely and in an autonomic way. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz