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spinal ganglion

noun
1.
a ganglion on the dorsal root of each spinal nerve, containing the cell bodies of sensory nerves.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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spinal ganglion n.
The ganglion of the posterior root of each spinal segmental nerve, containing the cell bodies of the unipolar primary sensory neurons. Also called dorsal root ganglion.

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