Definition of Ganglia. Meaning of Ganglia. Synonyms of Ganglia

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Definition of Ganglia

Ganglia
Ganglion Gan"gli*on, n.; pl. L. Ganglia, E. Ganglions. [L. ganglion a sort of swelling or excrescence, a tumor under the skin, Gr. ?: cf. F. ganglion.] 1. (Anat.) (a) A mass or knot of nervous matter, including nerve cells, usually forming an enlargement in the course of a nerve. (b) A node, or gland in the lymphatic system; as, a lymphatic ganglion. 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.

Meaning of Ganglia from wikipedia

- root ganglia and trigeminal ganglia among a few others. In the autonomic nervous system there are both sympathetic and parasympathetic ganglia which...
- The basal ganglia (or basal nuclei) are a group of subcortical nuclei, of varied origin, in the brains of vertebrates, including humans, which are situated...
- sympathetic trunks are ganglia known as ganglia of sympathetic trunk, sympathetic ganglia or paravertebral ganglia. The ganglia are distinguished as cervical...
- sensory neurons known as first-order neurons are located in the dorsal root ganglia. The axons of dorsal root ganglion neurons are known as afferents. In the...
- Basal ganglia disease is a group of physical problems that occur when the group of nuclei in the brain known as the basal ganglia fail to properly suppress...
- The celiac ganglia or coeliac ganglia are two large irregularly shaped m****es of nerve tissue in the upper abdomen. Part of the sympathetic subdivision...
- Prevertebral ganglia (or collateral ganglia, or preaortic ganglia) are sympathetic ganglia which lie between the paravertebral ganglia and the target...
- Parasympathetic ganglia are the autonomic ganglia of the parasympathetic nervous system. Most are small terminal ganglia or intramural ganglia, so named because...
- The term ganglia may refer to: Plural form of ganglion, a cluster of neurons Lymph node Ganglion cyst Ganglia (software), a scalable distributed monitoring...
- Ganglia is a scalable, distributed monitoring tool for high-performance computing systems, clusters and networks. The software is used to view either...
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