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Ganglia, Autonomic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ganglia, Autonomic
Tree Number(s)
A08.340.315
A08.800.050.300
Unique ID
D005725
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005725
Scope Note
Clusters of neurons and their processes in the autonomic nervous system. In the autonomic ganglia, the preganglionic fibers from the central nervous system synapse onto the neurons whose axons are the postganglionic fibers innervating target organs. The ganglia also contain intrinsic neurons and supporting cells and preganglionic fibers passing through to other ganglia.
Entry Term(s)
Autonomic Ganglia
Ganglion, Autonomic
NLM Classification #
WL 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1994/04/11
Ganglia, Autonomic Preferred
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