cerebral ganglion

cerebral ganglion
In invertebrates, one of a pair of ganglia (or fused median ganglion) situated in the head or anterior portion of the body; the dorsal ganglion; cerebroganglion; see brain.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cerebral ganglion — (Subclass Cirripedia): Supraesophageal ganglion [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • cerebral ganglion — noun : one of a pair of ganglia situated in the head or anterior part of the body in many invertebrates in front of or dorsal to the esophagus; also : a median ganglion formed by the fusion of such a pair …   Useful english dictionary

  • cerebral organs — 1. (NEMERTEA) One of paired ciliated tubes associated with the dorsal ganglion and opening to the exterior, that function as chemical sense organs. 2. (SIPUNCULA) The anterior margin of the cerebral ganglion made up of high columnar epithelium,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Ganglion Spinal — Sommaire 1 Définition 2 Neurones 3 Localisation 4 Conséquences d une section 5 Voir au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ganglion rachidien — Ganglion spinal Sommaire 1 Définition 2 Neurones 3 Localisation 4 Conséquences d une section 5 Voir au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ganglion Nerveux — Pour les articles homonymes, voir ganglion. Ganglion d un embryon de poulet (7 jours) Un ganglion nerveux est un tissu biologique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cerebral cortex — For other uses, see Cortex (disambiguation). Brain: Cerebral cortex The cerebral cortex is the outer layer depicted in dark violet …   Wikipedia

  • Ganglion spinal — Le ganglion spinal ou ganglion rachidien est un noyau ovoïde situé sur la racine sensitive dorsale du nerf rachidien, et renferme le soma et les dendrites de neurones dont les axones transitent par cette racine. Sommaire 1 Neurones 2 Localisation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ganglion — In anatomy, a ganglion (pl. ganglia ) is a tissue mass. [DorlandsDict|four/000043442|ganglion] NeurologyIn neurological contexts, ganglia are composed mainly of somata and dendritic structures that often interconnect with other ganglia to form a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ganglion — The celebrated 2nd century Greek physician Galen ((c. 130 201 A.D.) who lived and worked in Rome first used the word ganglion to denote a nerve complex. Ganglion still is used to refer to an aggregation of nerve cell bodies. Another use of the… …   Medical dictionary


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