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autonomic nerve fibers


Definition: any of the presynaptic and/or postsynaptic nerve fibers that collectively make up the sympathetic and parasympathetic parts of the autonomic division of the peripheral nervous system.

Synonym(s): neurofibrae autonomicaeTA, visceral motor fibers

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