Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

cervicothoracic ganglion

cervicothoracic ganglion in Medicine

cervicothoracic ganglion n.
A sympathetic trunk ganglion behind the subclavian artery near the origin of the vertebral artery, at the level of the seventh cervical vertebra, and close to the first thoracic ganglion, with which it is usually fused. Also called stellate ganglion.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for cervicothoracic

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for cervicothoracic ganglion