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postganglionic

adjective uk   /ˌpəʊst.ɡæŋ.ɡliˈɒn.ɪk/ us    /ˌpoʊst.ɡæŋ.ɡliˈɑn.ɪk/ specialized
relating to the nerves behind a ganglion (= a mass of nerves)The brain and nervous system
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