Postganglionic nerve fibers

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Postganglionic fibers
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Sympathetic connections of the ciliary and superior cervical ganglia.
Details
Latin neurofibrae postganglionicae
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_06/12568789
TA A14.2.00.010
FMA 76569
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine

In the autonomic nervous system, fibers from the ganglion to the effector organ are called postganglionic fibers.

Neurotransmitters[edit]

The neurotransmitters of postganglionic fibers differ:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noback, Charles; David A. Ruggiero, Robert J. Demarest, Norman L. Strominger (2005). The Human Nervous System: Structure and Function (6th ed.). New Jersey: Humana Press. ISBN 978-1588290403. 

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