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parasympathetic ganglion

parasympathetic ganglion in Medicine

parasympathetic ganglion n.
Any of the ganglia of the autonomic nervous system composed of cholinergic neurons receiving afferent fibers originating from preganglionic visceral motor neurons in either the brainstem or the middle sacral segments of the spinal cord.

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