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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or composed of ganglia

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a ganglion or ganglia; having or characterized by ganglia.


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  • We shall find that the flesh is made up of bundles of strong fibres The brain and nerves, too, we shall find are made up of fibres, and these queer-looking things that are called ganglionic corpuscles.

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02

  • The brain and nerves, too, we shall find, are made up of fibres, and these queer-looking things that are called ganglionic corpuscles.

    Lectures and Essays

  • Consciousness is but an adjunct which arises when the physical processes, owing to infrequency of repetition, complexity of operation, or other causes, involve what I have before called ganglionic friction. "

    Luck or Cunning?

  • Wrapped up in its heredity, and determined long before it was born, is a certain limited capacity of ganglionic response to eternal stimuli.

    The Other Animals

  • Therefore, all Rollo's actions were ganglionic discharges; mechanically determined by the instincts that had been developed and fixed in the species thousands of years ago.

    The Other Animals

  • But it was man-sized and seemed possessed of more than a ganglionic nest-building instinct.

    Locust Valley Breakdown

  • The sympathetic system has its center in a ganglionic mass at the back of the stomach known as the solar plexus and is the channel of that mental action which unconsciously supports the vital functions of the body.

    The Master Key System

  • Easterns are too sensible not to protect the pit of the stomach, that great ganglionic centre, against sun, rain and wind, and now our soldiers in India wear flannel-belts on the march.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The change of life, in health and disease: A clinical treatise on the diseases of the ganglionic nervous system inciental to women at the decline of life by Edward John Tilt

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Paul Krugman: On Hillary Clinton and John Edwards' Health Care Plan

  • Bankruptcy, social collapse, famine, and pestilence had done nothing to damage these, and it was only to the great capitals and ganglionic centres, as it were, of this State, that positive destruction had come.

    The War in the Air


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  • I just got cephalization as a random word.

    March 10, 2011

  • I first read this as gangerhonic.

    March 10, 2011

  • I still come back to this quote quite often - i.e., the second sentence.

    March 10, 2011

  • But ants do not approach man in respect to the completeness with which the fusion into ganglionic single masses has occurred. An ant, correspondingly, is much less damaged by having its head cut off than is a man.

    - Caryl P. Haskins, Of Ants and Men, 1939, p. 60

    December 5, 2008