spinal ganglion


noun

a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve, containing the cell bodies of sensory nerves.

Origin of spinal ganglion

First recorded in 1855–60
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Medicine definitions for spinal ganglion

spinal ganglion


n.

The ganglion of the posterior root of each spinal segmental nerve, containing the cell bodies of the unipolar primary sensory neurons.dorsal root ganglion
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