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preganglionic motor neuron

preganglionic motor neuron in Medicine

preganglionic motor neuron n.
A motor neuron having a cell body located in the brain or spinal cord and a myelinated axon that travels out of the central nervous system as part of a cranial or spinal nerve before separating and extending into the autonomic ganglion.

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