Accelerator fibres

Accelerator fibres

postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibres originating in the superior, middle, and inferior cervical ganglia of the sympathetic trunk, conveying nervous impulses to the heart that increase the rapidity and force of the cardiac pulsations.

Synonym: augmentor fibres.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Accelerator_fibres&oldid=44149"
First | Previous (Accelerator factor) | Next (Accelerator nerves) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.