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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Beyond or distal to a ganglion (referring especially to the unmyelinated fibers that originate from cells in autonomic ganglia).

Usage examples (38)
  • These secretions are called postganglionic secretions). i) Suppression of Immune system, j) Vasoconstriction and increase in Blood Pressure, k) P u p i l dilation,...
  • The axons of these cell bodies form a second set of fibers, the postganglionic fibers.
  • The postganglionic fibers, which must travel the remaining way to the organs they are concerned with, are relatively long.
  • Acetylcholine, injected into the vessels of a ganglion, could be shown to stimulate the ganglion cells to the discharge of postganglionic impulses. for more
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