postganglionic

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Related to postganglionic axon: Postganglionic neuron, Postganglionic fibers

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

(pōst′găng-glē-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Posterior or 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.

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.