sympathetic chain

noun

: either of the pair of ganglionated longitudinal cords of the sympathetic nervous system of which one is situated on each side of the spinal column

called also sympathetic trunk

compare vertebral ganglion

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“Sympathetic chain.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sympathetic%20chain. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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