RCMI Coordinating Center (RCMI CC) Header Logo

Autonomic Nervous System

"Autonomic Nervous System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
The ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; and SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM taken together. Generally speaking, the autonomic nervous system regulates the internal environment during both peaceful activity and physical or emotional stress. Autonomic activity is controlled and integrated by the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, especially the HYPOTHALAMUS and the SOLITARY NUCLEUS, which receive information relayed from VISCERAL AFFERENTS.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Autonomic Nervous System" by people in this website by year, and whether "Autonomic Nervous System" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2015 and 2017
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
RCMI CC is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (NIH), through Grant Number U24MD015970. The contents of this site are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH

For technical support please contact support