sympathicotripsy sym·path·i·co·trip·sy (sĭm-pāth’ĭ-kō-trĭp’sē)
Surgical crushing of the sympathetic ganglion.
sympathicotropic sym·path·i·co·tro·pic (sĭm-pāth’ĭ-kō-trŏp’ĭk) adj. Having a specific affinity for the sympathetic nervous system.
noun, plural sympathies. 1. harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another. 2. the harmony of feeling naturally existing between persons of like tastes or opinion or of congenial dispositions. 3. the fact or power of sharing the feelings of another, especially in […]
noun 1. a substance released at certain sympathetic nerve endings: thought to be identical with adrenaline sympathin sym·pa·thin (sĭm’pə-thĭn) n. A substance, such as norepinephrine, that diffuses into the circulation from the terminals of active sympathetic nerves and serves as a chemical mediator.
noun 1. something used for or regarded as representing something else; a material object representing something, often something immaterial; emblem, token, or sign. 2. a letter, figure, or other character or mark or a combination of letters or the like used to designate something: the algebraic symbol x; the chemical symbol Au. 3. (especially in […]