postganglionic

adjective
post·​gan·​gli·​on·​ic | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈä-nik How to pronounce postganglionic (audio) \

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

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Postganglionic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postganglionic. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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postganglionic

adjective
post·​gan·​gli·​on·​ic | \ ˌpōst-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈän-ik How to pronounce postganglionic (audio) \

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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