Ganglion

Definition of Ganglion

Gan´gli`on
n.1.(Anat.) A mass or knot of nervous matter, including nerve cells, usually forming an enlargement in the course of a nerve.
2.(Med.) A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion of a viscid fluid into it; - called also weeping sinew.
Ganglion cell
a nerve cell. See Illust. under Bipolar.

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afferent neuron, autonomic nervous system, axon, brain, center of activity, central nervous system, cerebral cortex, craniosacral nervous system, dendrite, effector organ, efferent neuron, gray matter, internuncial neuron, medullary sheath, nerve, nerve center, nerve trunk, nervous system, neuron, peripheral nervous system, plexus, sensorium, sensory area, sensory cell, solar plexus, spinal cord, synapse, thoracolumbar nervous system, vital center, white matter
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