postganglionic

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adjective post·gan·gli·on·ic \ˌpōs(t)-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈä-nik\

Definition of postganglionic

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

1897

First Known Use of postganglionic

1897


Medical Dictionary

postganglionic

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adjective post·gan·gli·on·ic \ˌpōst-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈän-ik\

Medical Definition of postganglionic

  1. :  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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