preganglionic

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preganglionic

 [pre″gang-gle-on´ik]
proximal to a ganglion.

pre·gan·gli·on·ic

(prē'gang-glē-on'ik),
Situated proximal to or preceding a ganglion; referring specifically to the preganglionic motor neurons of the autonomic nervous system (located in the spinal cord and brainstem) and the preganglionic, myelinated nerve fibers by which they are connected to the autonomic ganglia.

preganglionic

/pre·gan·gli·on·ic/ (pre″gang-gle-on´ik) proximal to a ganglion.

preganglionic

(prē-găng′glē-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the nerve fibers that supply a ganglion, especially a ganglion of the autonomic nervous system.

pre·gan·gli·on·ic

(prē'gang-glē-on'ik)
Situated proximal to or preceding a ganglion; referring specifically to the preganglionic motor neurons of the autonomic nervous system (located in the spinal cord and brainstem) and the preganglionic, myelinated nerve fibers by which they are connected to the autonomic ganglia.

preganglionic

Pertaining to the nerves of the spinal cord that connect to the chains of ganglia of the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM lying alongside the spine.

preganglionic

nerve fibers, usually autonomic ones located proximal to a ganglion.