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mesenteric ganglion


Medical Definition of mesenteric ganglion

  1. :  either of two ganglionic masses of the sympathetic nervous system associated with the corresponding mesenteric plexus:a:  a variable amount of massed ganglionic tissue of the inferior mesenteric plexus near the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery—called also inferior mesenteric ganglionb:  a usually discrete ganglionic mass of the superior mesenteric plexus near the origin of the superior mesenteric artery—called also superior mesenteric ganglion

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