autonomic ganglion

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Noun1.autonomic ganglion - any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organsautonomic ganglion - any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs
ganglion - an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
otic ganglion, otoganglion - an autonomic ganglion whose postganglionic fibers are distributed to the parotid gland
ANS, autonomic nervous system - the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
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The autonomic ganglia and nerves are related developmentally to central nervous system.
Neural therapy technique primarily involves the injection of local anesthetic into scars, trigger points, tendon and ligament insertions, peripheral nerves, autonomic ganglia, epidural space, and tissues.
Nicotine is classically considered an agonist at nicotinic receptors at the level of autonomic ganglia and neuromuscular junction of skeletal muscle.
Endocardial ablation of autonomic ganglia has been reported to be curative for AF [18].

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