prevertebral ganglia

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prevertebral ganglia pre·ver·te·bral ganglia (prē-vûr'tə-brəl, prē'vər-tē'brəl)
n.
Any of the sympathetic ganglions lying in front of the vertebral column, including the celiac, aorticorenal, and the superior and inferior mesenteric ganglions.

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