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Nerve: Postganglionic autonomic fibers
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Sympathetic connections of the ciliary and superior cervical ganglia.
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Latin neurofibrae postganglionicae
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Acetylcholine

Norepinephrine

Main article: Autonomic ganglia

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

They are located within the sympathetic chain ganglia or in collateral ganglia outside of the sympathetic trunk.

Neurotransmitters[]

The neurotransmitters used for postganglionic fibers differ:


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