from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of ganglion.
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- n. Plural form of ganglion. -- clusters of nerves
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Latin plural of ganglion.
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These cell bodies are referred to as ganglia of the posterior root.
This consists of numerous small nerve centers arranged in oval masses varying greatly in size, called ganglia or knots.
Nerve cells are largely aggregated in the gray substance of the brain and medulla spinalis, but smaller collections of these cells also form the swellings, called ganglia, seen on many nerves.
The vitality of the heart lies in its ganglia -- in other words, in the nervous system, _in which alone is life_, and of which the brain is the commanding centre.
Parkinson's is a disease that mainly affects dopamine levels in a brain area known as the basal ganglia, which is important for motor control.
It contains flight muscles, a compound heart, and nerve cells called ganglia and trachioles.
a result, some of the 'ganglia' (these are like junction boxes of nerves) become inflamed, as does the skin in the area those nerves serve.
In such meticulously selected cases brain tissue was examined histologically; samples were taken from brain hemispheres, basal ganglia, the pons, the oblongate and from the cerebellum.
“Then it must have ganglia, or some kind of central nerve plexus.”
The hardest wiring is supposed to be found in those oldest parts of the brain—such as the striatum, a part of the basal ganglia—that we share with other beasts.