spinal ganglion
noun Date: circa 1860 a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve that is one of a series of ganglia lodging cell bodies of sensory neurons

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  • spinal ganglion — n a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve that is one of a series of ganglia containing cell bodies of sensory neurons called also dorsal root ganglion * * * ganglion spinale g. sensorium nervi spinalis …   Medical dictionary

  • spinal ganglion — noun : a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve that is one of a series of ganglia lodging cell bodies of sensory neurons * * * a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve, containing the cell bodies of sensory nerves. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinal ganglion — (= dorsal root ganglion) Enlargement of the dorsal root of the spinal cord containing cell bodies of afferent spinal neurons. Neural outgrowth from dorsal root ganglia has been studied extensively in vitro …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • spinal ganglion — a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve, containing the cell bodies of sensory nerves. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 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 — ganglial, gangliar, adj. /gang glee euhn/, n., pl. ganglia / glee euh/, ganglions. 1. Anat. a. a mass of nerve tissue existing outside the central nervous system. b. any of certain masses of gray matter in the brain, as the basal ganglia. 2.… …   Universalium

  • ganglion sensorium nervi spinalis — [TA] spinal ganglion: the ganglion found on the posterior root of each spinal nerve, composed of the unipolar nerve cell bodies of the sensory neurons of the nerve. Called also g. spinale and dorsal or posterior root g. Ganglion sensorium nervi… …   Medical dictionary

  • spinal nerve — noun any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal) • Syn: ↑nervus spinalis • Hypernyms: ↑nerve, ↑nervus • Hyponyms: ↑femoral nerve, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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