postganglionic fibers(redirected from Postganglionic cell)
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Related to Postganglionic cell: Postganglionic neuron, Preganglionic neurons
a fiber the cell body of which is located in an autonomic (motor) ganglion and the peripheral process of which will terminate on smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, or glandular epithelium; associated with sympathetic or parasympathetic parts of the autonomic nervous system.
Synonym(s): neurofibrae postganglionicae
distal to a ganglion.
an axon arising from a cell body within an autonomic ganglion, and distal to it.
nerve fibers arising from cell bodies within an autonomic ganglion, and distal to it.