ganglion of sympathetic trunk
Any of the clusters of postganglionic nerve-cell bodies located at intervals along the sympathetic trunks, including the superior cervical, middle cervical, and cervicothoracic ganglions, the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral ganglions, and the coccygeal ganglion.paravertebral ganglion
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