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[gang-glee-on-ik] /ˌgæŋ gliˈɒn ɪk/
adjective, Anatomy
of, relating to, or consisting of ganglia.
Origin of ganglionic
1820-30; ganglion + -ic
Related forms
interganglionic, adjective
multiganglionic, adjective
nonganglionic, adjective
postganglionic, adjective
preganglionic, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for ganglionic
  • The optic nerve, or nerve of sight, consists mainly of fibers derived from the ganglionic cells of the retina.
  • The neuroblasts become arranged to form the ganglionic and nuclear layers.
ganglionic in Medicine

ganglionic gan·gli·on·ic (gāng'glē-ŏn'ĭk)
Relating to a ganglion; ganglial.

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