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ganglion (gang´gle-on) pl. gan´glia, ganglions  a group of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system. The term is occasionally applied to certain nuclear groups within the brain or spinal cord, such as the basal ganglia.
  a type of cystic tumor occurring on an aponeurosis or tendon, such as in the wrist. adj., gan´glial, ganglion´ic., adj.




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