Postganglionic nerve fibers
Sympathetic connections of the ciliary and superior cervical ganglia.
Details
Identifiers
Latinneurofibrae postganglionicae
TA98A14.2.00.010
FMA76569
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine

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

Neurotransmitters

The neurotransmitters of postganglionic fibers differ:

See also

References

  1. ^ Noback C, Ruggiero DA, Demarest RJ, Strominger NL (2005). The Human Nervous System: Structure and Function (6th ed.). New Jersey: Humana Press. ISBN 978-1588290403.
  2. ^ Costanzo, Linda (2014). BRS Physiology (6th ed.). LWW. ISBN 9781451187953.