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Parasympathetic Fibers, Postganglionic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Parasympathetic Fibers, Postganglionic
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.127.500.700
A08.675.542.100.700
A08.675.542.234.700
A08.800.050.050.050.700
A08.800.050.600.650
A08.800.800.060.050.700
A11.671.188.500.700
A11.671.501.100.700
A11.671.501.234.700
Unique ID
D017777
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017777
Annotation
do not confuse with SYMPATHETIC FIBERS, POSTGANGLIONIC
Scope Note
Nerve fibers which project from parasympathetic ganglia to synapses on target organs. Parasympathetic postganglionic fibers use acetylcholine as transmitter. They may also release peptide cotransmitters.
Previous Indexing
Autonomic Fibers, Postganglionic (1971-1993)
Ganglia, Autonomic (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2016/04/18
Parasympathetic Fibers, Postganglionic Preferred
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