Autonomic
Autonomic Au`to*nom"ic, a. Having the power of self-government; autonomous. --Hickok. [1913 Webster]

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  • autonomic — /ɔtəˈnɒmɪk/ (say awtuh nomik) adjective 1. autonomous. 2. Botany produced by internal forces or causes; spontaneous. 3. of or relating to the autonomic nervous system. 4. of or relating to autonomics. –autonomically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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