In connection with this are a number of ganglion cells, the exact distribution of which has been reproduced.
It forms a continuation of the root rather than of the ganglion.
But then Burl struck home between two armor-plates where a ganglion was almost exposed.
The junction is from the first at some little distance from the ganglion.
The first ganglion in a flea is placed in the upper part of the head above the gullet.
Fibers which leave the ganglion laterally from ventral cells.
There are, besides these, two other kinds of cells which form a transition between the ganglion and the epithelium cells.
The nerves of the mouth and its tentacles originate in the first ganglion, those of the respiratory organs in the second.
The iron artery stretched from coast to coast, and here and there touched and fed a ganglion.
A cinder enters the eye, the report reaches a ganglion, a motor impulse is sent forth, and the eyelid closes.
1680s, from Greek ganglion "tumor," used by Galen for "nerve bundle." Of unknown origin; according to Galen, the proper sense of the word was "anything gathered into a ball."
ganglion gan·gli·on (gāng'glē-ən)
n. pl. gan·gli·ons or gan·gli·a (-glē-ə)
A group of nerve cells forming a nerve center, especially one located outside the brain or spinal cord. Also called neuroganglion.
A benign tumorlike cyst containing mucopolysaccharide-rich fluid enclosed within fibrous tissue and usually attached to a tendon sheath in the hand, wrist, or foot. Also called myxoid cyst, synovial cyst.
A compact group of neurons enclosed by connective tissue and 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, where they regulate the functioning of the body's organs and glands as part of the autonomic nervous system.