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parasympathetic nervoussystem

 combined with the sympathetic nervoussystem, comprises the autonomic nervous system of the body. Theparasympathetic system is antagonistic tothe sympathetic nervous system, by conserving and restoring bodilyenergy to restore the organism to a state of calm and relaxation.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.