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postganglionic

 [pōst″gang-gle-on´ik]
distal to a ganglion.

post·gan·gli·on·ic

(pōst'gang-glē-on'ik),
Distal to or beyond a ganglion; referring to the unmyelinated nerve fibers originating from cells in an autonomic ganglion.

postganglionic

/post·gan·gli·on·ic/ (pōst″gang-gle-on´ik) distal to a ganglion.

postganglionic

(pōst′găng-glē-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Posterior or distal to a ganglion.

postganglionic

[-gang′glē·on′ik]
Etymology: L, post, after; Gk, ganglion, knot
distal to a ganglion.

post·gan·gli·on·ic

(pōst'gang-glē-on'ik)
Distal to or beyond a ganglion; referring to the unmyelinated nerve fibers originating from cells in an autonomic ganglion.

postganglionic

Pertaining to the nerve fibres whose cell bodies are in the ganglia of the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, and to any synaptic connection with these fibres. The ganglia are collections of the bodies of neurons whose axons conduct impulses peripherally. Compare PREGANGLIONIC.

postganglionic

unmyelinated nerve fibres from an autonomic ganglion to target tissue, e.g. gland

post·gan·gli·on·ic

(pōst'gang-glē-on'ik)
Distal to or beyond a ganglion; referring to unmyelinated nerve fibers originating from cells in an autonomic ganglion.

postganglionic

distal to a ganglion.

postganglionic axon
an axon arising from a cell body within an autonomic ganglion, and distal to it.
postganglionic fibers
nerve fibers arising from cell bodies within an autonomic ganglion, and distal to it.