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gan·gli·on

 (găng′glē-ən)
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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ganglion

(ˈɡæŋɡlɪən)
n, pl -glia (-ɡlɪə) or -glions
1. (Anatomy) an encapsulated collection of nerve-cell bodies, usually located outside the brain and spinal cord
2. any concentration of energy, activity, or strength
3. (Pathology) a cystic tumour on a tendon sheath or joint capsule
[C17: from Late Latin: swelling, from Greek: cystic tumour]
ˈganglial, ˈgangliar adj
ˌgangliˈonic, ˈganglionˌated, ˈgangliˌate, ˈgangliˌated adj
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gan•gli•on

(ˈgæŋ gli ən)

n., pl. -gli•a (-gli ə)
-gli•ons.
1. a concentrated mass of interconnected nerve cells.
2. a cystic tumor formed on the sheath of a tendon.
3. a center of intellectual or industrial force, activity, etc.
[1675–85; < Late Latin: a type of swelling < Greek gánglion a tumor under the skin, on or near a tendon]
gan′gli•al, gan′gli•ar, adj.
gan`gli•on′ic (-ˈɒn ɪk) adj.
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gan·gli·on

(găng′glē-ən)
Plural ganglia
A compact group of nerve cells having a specific function. In invertebrate animals, pairs of ganglia occur at intervals along the axis of the body, with the forwardmost pair functioning like a brain. In vertebrates, ganglia are usually located outside the brain or spinal cord and control the functioning of the body's internal organs.
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ganglion

A mass of nerve cell bodies outside the central nervous system.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ganglion - an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neuronsganglion - an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
autonomic ganglion - any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
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Translations
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ganglion

[ˈgæŋglɪən] N (ganglia, ganglions (pl)) [ˈgæŋglɪə]ganglio m
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ganglion

n pl <ganglia>
(Anat) → Ganglion nt; (Med) → Überbein nt, → Ganglion nt
(fig, of activity) → Zentrum nt
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ganglion

[ˈgæŋglɪən] nganglio
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gan·gli·on

n. ganglio.
1. masa de tejido nervioso en forma de nudo;
2. quiste en un tendón o en una aponeurosis, que se observa a veces en la muñeca, en el talón o en la rodilla;
___ -a, basal___ -s basales;
___, carotid___ carotídeo;
___, celiac___ celíaco.
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ganglion

n (pl -glia) (neuro) ganglio; — cyst ganglión m
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In all examined horses; the right sided cervicothoracic sympathetic system is represented by two ganglia; the caudal and middle cervical ganglion. The caudal cervical ganglion (Fig.
Cervical ganglion block attenuates the progression of pulmonary hypertension via nitric oxide and arginase pathways.
In totally four structures, middle cervical ganglion were detected on the place where cranial and caudal branches of subclavian ansa were combined.
Eugenol modifies the excitability of rat sciatic nerve and superior cervical ganglion neurons.
Gender differences in neurotransmitter expression in the rat superior cervical ganglion. Brain Res Dev Brain Res.
There, it synapses with second order neurons whose pre-ganglionic cell bodies give rise to axons, which exit the white rami communicantes of the spinal cord via the anterior horn and enter the sympathetic chain in the neck, synapsing in the superior cervical ganglion. Here, cell bodies of third order neurons give rise to post-ganglionic axons that course to the eye with internal carotid artery via the cavernous sinus.
At least 10% of the non-myelinated nerves comprise the autonomic supply made up of either sympathetic fibers derived from the superior cervical ganglion or parasympathetic fibers from either the sphenopalatine ganglion for the upper teeth or the otic ganglion for the lower teeth.
The synthesis and release of melatonin from the pineal gland is under the control of the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) located in the hypothalamus, and the superior cervical ganglion (SCG) located in the neck region (43).
09:45 DEVELOPMENT OF SATELLITE CELLS AND MITOSIS OF NEURONAL AND NON NEURONAL CELLS IN THE SUPERIOR CERVICAL GANGLION OF THE NEONATAL MALE RAT.
Hadley and Dale Purves have examined mouse nerve cells on the surface of a cluster of cells, called the superior cervical ganglion, located in the animal's neck.