suboesophageal ganglion

noun sub·oesophageal ganglion \¦səb+...-\

Definition of suboesophageal ganglion

  1. :  a ganglionic mass formed in an insect by the fusion of the nerve ganglia of the 4th, 5th and 6th body segments

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Origin and Etymology of suboesophageal ganglion

suboesophageal from sub- + oesophageal


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