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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gan·gli·on n.; pl. L. Ganglia E. Ganglions
 1. Anat. (a) A mass or knot of nervous matter, including nerve cells, usually forming an enlargement in the course of a nerve. (b) A node, or gland in the lymphatic system; as, a lymphatic ganglion.
 2. Med. A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion of a viscid fluid into it; -- called also weeping sinew.
 Ganglion cell, a nerve cell. See Illust. under Bipolar.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection
          of cell bodies or neurons
      [also: ganglia (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See ganglion