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n. pl. gan·gli·a (-glē-ə) or gan·gli·ons
1. A group of nerve cells forming a nerve center, especially one located outside the brain or spinal cord.
2. Medicine A benign cystic lesion resembling a tumor, occurring in a tendon sheath or joint capsule.
3. A center of power, activity, or energy.

[From Greek, cystlike tumor, nerve bundle.]

gan′gli·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Bankruptcy, social collapse, famine, and pestilence had done nothing to damage these, and it was only to the great capitals and ganglionic centres, as it were, of this State, that positive destruction had come.
Rapid in vivo reactivation of herpes simplex virus in latently infected murine ganglionic neurons after transient hyperthermia.
I aim to determine the mechanisms mediating the allocation of interneurons born in the caudal ganglionic eminence (CGE) into circuits composed of pyramidal neurons and interneurons in the cerebral cortex.
Washington, May 6 ( ANI ): UCSF scientists have been able to control seizures in epileptic mice with a one-time transplantation of medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) cells, which inhibit signaling in overactive nerve circuits, into the hippocampus, a brain region associated with seizures, as well as with learning and memory.
The researchers generated and transplanted a type of human nerve-cell progenitor called the medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) cell, in experiments described in the May 2 edition of Cell Stem Cell.
Occasionally, ganglionic cells with Nissl substance can be detected.
These cases are not clearly JAM having no mention of close apposition to a joint and histologically not containing cystic or ganglionic components typical of JAM.
The retinal ganglionic cells begin to die setting off the second stage.
Stimulation of shell regeneration by crude extract of subesophageal ganglionic mass in giant African snails, Achatina fulica (Bowdich).
Other neurodegenerative conditions causing true dementia include vascular dementia (VaD), Parkinson's disease (PD), Pick's disease (frontotemporal dementia, FTD), Huntington's disease (HD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), cortical basal ganglionic degeneration, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).