Autonomic ganglion

Summary

An autonomic ganglion is a cluster of nerve cell bodies (a ganglion) in the autonomic nervous system. The two types are the sympathetic ganglion and the parasympathetic ganglion.[1][2]

Autonomic ganglion
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Autonomic nervous system innervation, showing the sympathetic and parasympathetic (craniosacral) systems, in red and blue, respectively
Details
Identifiers
Latinganglion autonomicum
MeSHD005725
TA98A14.2.00.008
TA26171
FMA5889
Anatomical terminology
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Structure of the Autonomic Nervous System - Boundless Anatomy and Physiology". Lumen Learning – Simple Book Production. Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  2. ^ De Biasi, M. (2009). "Nicotinic Receptors: Autonomic Neurons". Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier. pp. 1135–1139. doi:10.1016/b978-008045046-9.00691-4. ISBN 978-0-08-045046-9.