stellate ganglion

noun

: a composite ganglion formed by fusion of the inferior cervical ganglion and the first thoracic ganglion of the sympathetic chain of a vertebrate animal

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“Stellate ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stellate%20ganglion. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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