autonomotropic au·to·nom·o·tro·pic (ô’tə-nŏm’ə-trŏp’ĭk)
Acting on the autonomic nervous system.
Government. self-governing; independent; subject to its own laws only. pertaining to an autonomy, or a self-governing community. having autonomy; not subject to control from outside; independent: a subsidiary that functioned as an autonomous unit. Biology. existing and functioning as an independent organism. growing naturally or spontaneously, without cultivation. Contemporary Examples Correction: An earlier draft of […]
- Autonomous agent
noun software that carries out some set of operations on behalf of a user or another program with some degree of independence or autonomy, and employ some knowledge or representation of the user’s goals or desires Word Origin figurative use of the word agent in the sense ‘a thing which brings about an effect or […]
- Autonomous phoneme
a phoneme that is defined or determined by its contrast in sound with other phonemes, without reference to its role in morphology or any other level of linguistic analysis beyond the phonetic level.
- Autonomous syntax
an approach of generative grammar in which the syntactic component of a grammar is viewed as existing or operating independently of the semantic component and abstract syntactic representation is not equivalent to semantic representation.