HyperDic: ganglion_cell

English > 1 sense of the expression ganglion cell:
NOUNbodyganglion cell, gangliocytea nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system
English > ganglion cell: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system.
Example"damage to ganglion cells in the retina may play a role in the development of glaucoma"
Synonymgangliocyte
Broadernerve cell, neuronA cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses

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