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Postganglionic nerve fibers

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In the autonomic nervous system, fibers from the ganglion to the effector organ are called postganglionic fibers.

Postganglionic nerve fibers
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Sympathetic connections of the ciliary and superior cervical ganglia.
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Identifiers
Latinneurofibrae postganglionicae
TAA14.2.00.010
FMA76569
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine

NeurotransmittersEdit

The neurotransmitters of postganglionic fibers differ:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Noback C, Ruggiero DA, Demarest RJ, Strominger NL (2005). The Human Nervous System: Structure and Function (6th ed.). New Jersey: Humana Press. ISBN 978-1588290403.
  2. ^ Costanzo, Linda (2014). BRS Physiology (6th ed.). LWW. ISBN 9781451187953.

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