Postganglionic Nerve Fiber


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Postganglionic Nerve Fiber

 

a fiber of the vegetative nervous system, extending from the nerve cells of ganglia to the cells of the organs innervated by the ganglia. The cells constituting a postganglionic nerve fiber are in synaptic communication with a preganglionic nerve fiber.

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