HyperDic: autonomic_ganglion

English > 1 sense of the expression autonomic ganglion:
NOUNbodyautonomic ganglionany of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs
English > autonomic ganglion: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs.
Part ofautonomic nervous system, ANSThe part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
Narrowerotic ganglion, otoganglionAn autonomic ganglion whose postganglionic fibers are distributed to the parotid gland
BroaderganglionAn encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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