terminal ganglion

noun

: a usually parasympathetic ganglion situated on or close to an innervated organ and being the site where preganglionic nerve fibers terminate

Dictionary Entries Near terminal ganglion

Cite this Entry

“Terminal ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/terminal%20ganglion. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!