postganglionic

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post·gan·gli·on·ic

 (pōst′găng-glē-ŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Posterior or distal to a ganglion.

postganglionic

(ˌpəʊstˌɡæŋɡlɪˈɒnɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy distal to a ganglion
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Adj.1.postganglionic - beyond or distal to a ganglion (referring especially to the unmyelinated fibers that originate from cells in autonomic ganglia)
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Ischemia occurs in migraine, particularly in prolonged attacks and it is possible that, a prolonged vasospasm occurred in our patient and caused infarction of the postganglionic fibers leading to permanent dysfunction of the left pupil.
In such cases, irritation of cranial nerves V and VII and the sympathetic postganglionic fibers of the superior cervical ganglion might have caused the symptoms associated with cluster headache.
In achalasia, you have a loss of the inhibitory postganglionic fibers, and as a result, there is a relatively increased amount of acetylcholine.