• WordNet 3.6
    • adj autonomic relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system "autonomic reflexes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Chameleons change their color by dispersing the concentration of pigment in their skin. This is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Color changes are determined by external factors such as light and temperature as well as emotions. They do not change color to match their background.
    • a Autonomic Having the power of self-government; autonomous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • autonomic Relating to autonomy; having the power of self-government; autonomous; self-governing; independent.
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In literature:

The Achaean expeditionary force is to withdraw, and Helen is to be autonomous.
"The Casual Ward academic and other oddments" by A. D. Godley
The only independent autonomous state in the kingdom is the mineral.
"Communism and Christianism" by William Montgomery Brown
But into the field of administrative reform and the grant of autonomous powers to her colonies, Spain never has entered.
"Porto Rico" by Arthur D. Hall
We should notice right here the antagonism that exists between the middle division of the autonomic and the other two.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
The seminary is now affiliated with Harvard University, though it remains independent and autonomous.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
The whole of Attica was divided into one hundred communal districts, so-called demoi, every one of which was autonomous.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels
Her husband Prasutagus ruled the Iceni (in what is now Norfolk) as an autonomous prince under Roman suzerainty.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
It may be subject to Treasury control, or it may be financially autonomous.
"The Acquisitive Society" by R. H. Tawney
They were to be formed into autonomous communities of their own, under their own chiefs and owning their own land and cattle.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
If it be taken in its strict acceptation of autonomous state sovereignty, the exception is somewhat of a truism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various

In news:

75% of cars will be autonomous by 2040.
The use of autonomous drones will likely raise concerns that they could go awry, possibly attacking something other than military targets.
Curiosity's Cousins: Autonomous Polar Robots Explore Earth 's Extremes.
Mayor Rusty Moody said he will check with other area mayors to see how they and their councils have handled recurring complaints about essentially autonomous police departments.
Autonomous Vehicles Zoom into the Fast Lane .
The agreement is to create a new autonomous region administered by Muslims.
In January, Oshkosh demonstrated a military transport vehicle outfitted with an autonomous-control kit similar to the one that was put on its 16-ton TerraMax truck for the robot race.
BAGHDAD—The commander of Kurdish forces dispatched fighters to a disputed northern area of Iraq Wednesday, as tensions mounted between Iraq's central government and the Kurdish-ruled autonomous region.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The commander of Kurdish forces dispatched fighters to a disputed northern area of Iraq Wednesday, as tensions mounted between Iraq's central government and the Kurdish-ruled autonomous region.
The former governor of Iraq's central bank on Saturday denied parliamentary charges of corruption on Saturday, saying he was the victim of a government campaign to try and control the autonomous bank's foreign reserves.
A study finds that Gulf War Illness, or the series of symptoms that plagues 1 out of 4 veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf war , is due to damage to the autonomic nervous system.
Invented at the Cleveland Clinic and spun off into a separate, private company called Autonomic Technologies Inc -- is implanted in the upper gum above the second molar to treat cluster headaches and migraine headaches .
Talks to defuse a standoff between Iraqi troops and forces from the country's autonomous Kurdish region made little progress on Thursday with both sides further reinforcing positions on their disputed internal border.
Autonomous communities, floating in international waters, would allow political pioneers to test novel forms of government.
Autonomic Symptoms at Baseline and Following Infectious Mononucleosis in a Prospective Cohort of Adolescents.

In science:

Landsberg, in Dynamics, Synergetics, Autonomous Agents – Nonlinear Systems Approaches to Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science, edited by W.
Response to Comments on "Simple Measure for Complexity"
Steels, editor, Robotics and Autonomous Systems: The Biology and Technology of Intel ligent Autonomous Agents.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Evolving cooperation in autonomous robotic systems.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
It also follows from (1.6) that autonomous states φout n (x, t), which are obtained from (1.7) by a substitution of Ωin by Ωout , exist in the limit t → +∞ as well. Θ-functions in (1.3) reflect the fact that the random processes f1 (t) and f2(t) are activated at the moments t1 and t2 , respectively.
Exactly solvable models of quantum mechanics including fluctuations in the framework of representation of the wave function by random process
Lagrange space of electrodynamics EDM Ln p = (J 1 (T , M ), L). ii) The harmonic maps of the nonlinear connection Γ of GRGM Ln p coincide with those of the canonical nonlinear connection of the autonomous metrical multitime Lagrange space of electrodynamics EDM Ln p = (J 1 (T , M ), L).
Generalized Metrical Multi-Time Lagrange Model for General Relativity and Electromagnetism