ganglionic

[ gang-glee-on-ik ]
/ ˌgæŋ gliˈɒn ɪk /

adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or consisting of ganglia.

Origin of ganglionic

First recorded in 1820–30; ganglion + -ic

Related forms

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Medicine definitions for preganglionic (1 of 2)

preganglionic

[ prē-găng′glē-ŏnĭk ]

adj.

Situated proximal to or preceding a ganglion, especially a ganglion of the autonomic nervous system.

Medicine definitions for preganglionic (2 of 2)

ganglionic

[ găng′glē-ŏnĭk ]

adj.

Relating to a ganglion; ganglial.
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