postganglionic fibers

postganglionic nerve fibers neurofibrae postganglionicae.

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  • Postganglionic fibers — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = neurofibrae postganglionicae GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Sympathetic connections of the ciliary and superior cervical ganglia. Caption2 = Innervates = BranchFrom = BranchTo = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • postganglionic — Distal to or beyond a ganglion; referring to the unmyelinated nerve fibers originating from cells in an autonomic ganglion. SYN: neurofibrae postganglionicae. * * * post·gan·gli·on·ic .pōst .gaŋ glē än ik adj distal to a ganglion specif of,… …   Medical dictionary

  • postganglionic — adjective beyond or distal to a ganglion (referring especially to the unmyelinated fibers that originate from cells in autonomic ganglia) • Pertains to noun: ↑ganglion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preganglionic fibers — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = neurofibrae postganglionicae GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Autonomic nervous system innervation, showing the sympathetic and parasympathetic (craniosacral) systems, in red and blue, respectively Caption2 …   Wikipedia

  • General visceral efferent fibers — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 190 GrayPage = 849 Caption = Scheme showing structure of a typical spinal nerve. 1. Somatic efferent. 2. Somatic afferent. 3,4,5. Sympathetic efferent. 6,7. Sympathetic afferent. Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Projection fibers — Brain: Projection fibers Latin Fibrae projectionis Gray s subject #189 843 NeuroNames ancil 219 Code TA A14.1.00.018 …   Wikipedia

  • General somatic efferent fibers — Scheme showing structure of a typical spinal nerve. 1. Somatic efferent. 2. Somatic afferent. 3,4,5. Sympathetic efferent. 6,7. Sympathetic afferent. Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • C fibers — unmyelinated nerve fibers, having a smaller diameter (0.3 to 1.3 μm) and a slower conduction velocity (0.6 to 2.3 meters per second) than alpha fibers. They are found as postganglionic (efferent) fibers of the autonomic nervous system, and… …   Medical dictionary

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