GANGLION

The collection of cell bodies of neurons that lies outside the central nervous system. Many invertebrates have only distributed ganglia and no centralized nervous system. Compare nucleus.

GANGLION: "A ganglion is a collection of cell bodies."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GANGLION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ganglion/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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