The mother lode he turned to was the ganglia of so-called feeder funds.
There must therefore be an isolated ganglion in front and two ganglia, close to each other, about two-fifths of an inch back.
Above it lies the heart, and beneath it the nervous cord or chain of ganglia.
It consists of four or five swellings, or ganglia, strung along, one beyond another.
There are, in the ventral chain, four ganglia in the thorax and four in the abdomen.
Is there anatomical evidence that the ganglia of origin of the oculomotor and trochlear nerves represent many ganglia?
In this cylinder I recognize eleven ganglia, one more than in the Cetonia.
Ventral diaphragm: is a fine membrane covering the central nerve cords and ganglia: also called ventral heart.
But the mechanism which set them moving was the nervous system, with its ganglia working the separate legs of each segment.
There are two ganglia on each side, a lateral pair somewhat smaller than the more ventral.
1680s, from Greek ganglion "tumor," used by Galen for "nerve bundle." Of unknown origin; according to Galen, the proper sense of the word was "anything gathered into a ball."
ganglion gan·gli·on (gāng'glē-ən)
n. pl. gan·gli·ons or gan·gli·a (-glē-ə)
A group of nerve cells forming a nerve center, especially one located outside the brain or spinal cord. Also called neuroganglion.
A benign tumorlike cyst containing mucopolysaccharide-rich fluid enclosed within fibrous tissue and usually attached to a tendon sheath in the hand, wrist, or foot. Also called myxoid cyst, synovial cyst.
A compact group of neurons enclosed by connective tissue and having a specific function. In invertebrate animals, pairs of ganglia occur at intervals along the axis of the body, with the forwardmost pair functioning like a brain. In vertebrates, ganglia are usually located outside the brain or spinal cord, where they regulate the functioning of the body's organs and glands as part of the autonomic nervous system.