spinal ganglion

noun

Definition of spinal ganglion

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

First Known Use of spinal ganglion

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Spinal ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinal%20ganglion. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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spinal ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of spinal ganglion

: 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

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