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Autonomic ganglion

autonomic ganglion

autonomic ganglion n.
Any of the various ganglia that are part of the autonomic nervous system and are located along the sympathetic trunks, on the peripheral plexuses, and within the walls of organs. Also called visceral ganglion.


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