Associations to the word «Ganglion»


GANGLION, noun. (neuroanatomy)
GANGLION, noun. An encapsulated collection of nerve-cell bodies, located outside the brain and spinal cord.
GANGLION, noun. Any of certain masses of gray matter in the brain, as the basal ganglia.
GANGLION, noun. (by extension) A centre of intellectual or industrial force, activity, etc.
GANGLION, noun. (pathology) A cystic tumour on a tendon sheath or joint capsule; a ganglion cyst
GANGLION CYST, noun. (pathology) A swelling on or around joints and tendons in the hand or foot.
GANGLION CYSTS, noun. Plural of ganglion cyst

Dictionary definition

GANGLION, noun. An encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons.

Wise words

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