Definitions for ganglionic-ˈɒn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gan•gli•onˈgæŋ gli ən; -gli ə(n.)(pl.)-gli•a; -gli•ons.

  1. a concentrated mass of interconnected nerve cells.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. a cystic tumor formed on the sheath of a tendon.

    Category: Pathology

  3. a center of intellectual or industrial force, activity, etc.

Origin of ganglion:

1675–85; < LL: a type of swelling < Gk gánglion a tumor under the skin, on or near a tendon

gan`gli•on′ic-ˈɒn ɪk(adj.)


  1. ganglionic(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or composed of ganglia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ganglionic(adj)

    pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord


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