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Term:parasympathetic nervous system morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0001033 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the part of the autonomic nervous system that innervates smooth muscle, cardiac muscle and glands and regulates homeostasis.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: cholinergic system morphology trait;   craniosacral system morphology trait;   somatic parasympathetic system morphology trait

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      nervous/sensory system trait 172
        nervous system morphology trait 150
          autonomic nervous system morphology trait 5
            parasympathetic nervous system morphology trait 0
              parasympathetic ganglion morphology trait + 0
              parasympathetic neuron morphology trait + 0
              parasympathetic postganglionic fiber morphology trait 0
              parasympathetic preganglionic fiber morphology trait 0
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