Ganglion

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Ganglion
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Micrograph f a ganglion. H&E stain.
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Identifiers
Laitin ganglion
TA A14.2.00.002
FMA 5884
Anatomical terminology

In anatomy, a ganglion (/ˈɡæŋɡliən/ GANG-glee-ən; plural ganglia) is a nerve cell cluster[1] or a group o nerve cell bodies locatit in the autonomic Nervish seestem.[2][3]

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  1. Sadava, David; Heller, H. Craig; Orians, Gordon H.; Purves, William K.; Hillis, David M. (2008). Life: The Science of Biology (8th ed.). W. H. Freeman. p. 943. ISBN 9780716776710. 
  2. "ganglion" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  3. Brodal, Per (2010). The Central Nervous System. Oxford University Press. p. 5. ISBN 9780195381153. In the CNS, such a group is called a nucleus and in the peripheral nervous system (PSN), a ganglion.