ganglionic
adjective see ganglion

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  • Ganglionic — Gan gli*on ic, a. [Cf. F. ganglionique.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ganglionic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or composed of ganglia The distinguished scientist Herr Professor Luitpold Blumenduft tendered medical evidence to the effect that the instantaneous fracture of the cervical vertebrae and consequent scission of the… …   Wiktionary

  • ganglionic — ganglion ► NOUN (pl. ganglia or ganglions) Anatomy & Medicine 1) a structure containing a number of nerve cells, often forming a swelling on a nerve fibre. 2) a well defined mass of grey matter within the central nervous system. 3) an abnormal… …   English terms dictionary

  • ganglionic — /gang glee on ik/, adj. Anat. of, pertaining to, or consisting of ganglia. [1820 30; GANGLION + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ganglionic — Relating to a ganglion. SYN: ganglial. * * * gan·gli·on·ic .gaŋ glē än ik adj of, relating to, or affecting ganglia or ganglion cells * * * gan·gli·on·ic (gang″gle onґik) pertaining to a ganglion …   Medical dictionary

  • ganglionic — adj. of or pertaining to a ganglion, of or pertaining to a dense mass of nerve cells (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ganglionic — gan·gli·on·ic …   English syllables

  • ganglionic — |gaŋglē|änik, |gaiŋ , nēk adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ganglion + ic : of, containing, or affecting ganglia or gangliocytes …   Useful english dictionary

  • ganglionic blocking agent — n a drug used to produce blockade at a ganglion * * * a drug that blocks nerve impulses at autonomic ganglionic synapses; used for initial control of blood pressure in patients with acute dissecting aortic aneurysm, production of controlled… …   Medical dictionary

  • ganglionic blocker — ganglionic blocker, a drug that induces a ganglionic block …   Useful english dictionary

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