Autonomic ganglion

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noun, plural: autonomic ganglia

Any of the ganglia of the autonomic nervous system situated along the sympathetic trunks, on the peripheral plexuses, and the walls of the internal organs. It contains the cell bodies of autonomic nerves.


In vertebrates, there are two major groups of ganglia:

The autonomic ganglia can be further divided into two major groups: