suboesophageal ganglion

sub·​oesophageal ganglion | \ ¦səb+...- \

Definition of suboesophageal ganglion

: 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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History and Etymology for suboesophageal ganglion

suboesophageal from sub- + oesophageal

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“Suboesophageal ganglion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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