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Noun: ganglion (ganglia,ganglions)  gang-glee-un
  1. An encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
    "damage to ganglion cells in the retina may play a role in the development of glaucoma"

Derived forms: ganglia, ganglions

Type of: neural structure

Part of: nervous system, systema nervosum

Encyclopedia: Ganglion