postganglionic


post·gan·gli·on·ic

adjective \ˌpōs(t)-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈä-nik\

Definition of POSTGANGLIONIC

:  distal to a ganglion; specifically :  of, relating to, or being an axon arising from a cell body within an autonomic ganglion — compare preganglionic

First Known Use of POSTGANGLIONIC

1897

post·gan·gli·on·ic

adjective \ˌpōst-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈän-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POSTGANGLIONIC

: distal to a ganglion; specifically : of, relating to, or being an axon arising from a cell body within an autonomic ganglion—compare preganglionic

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