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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small cystic tumor (as on the back of the wrist) containing viscid fluid and connected either with a joint membrane or tendon sheath. (plural)

Usage examples (32)
  • It contains flight muscles, a compound heart, and nerve cells called ganglia and trachioles.
  • This consists of numerous small nerve centers arranged in oval masses varying greatly in size, called ganglia or knots.
  • A result, some of the 'ganglia' (these are like junction boxes of nerves) become inflamed, as does the skin in the area those nerves serve.
  • The two ganglia are also united directly by fibers. for more
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