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  1. Of, relating to, or described by Austrian anatomist Johann Ludwig Gasser (1723-1765).
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Examples from the Web for gasserian

Historical Examples

  • A large ganglion becomes developed close to the root, which forms the rudiment of the Gasserian ganglion.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

  • So far as its pathology is known, it is believed to be due to degenerative changes in the semilunar (Gasserian) ganglion.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • He may not be able to excise a Gasserian ganglion, or know very much about the researches of Calmette or von Pircquet.