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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, containing, or affecting a group of nerve cells forming a nerve center, especially one located outside the brain or spinal cord.

Usage examples (33)
  • The brain and nerves, too, we shall find, are made up of fibres, and these queer-looking things that are called ganglionic corpuscles.
  • Consciousness is but an adjunct which arises when the physical processes, owing to infrequency of repetition, complexity of operation, or other causes, involve what I have...
  • Periopticon: third ganglionic swelling of optic tract: see opticon.
  • Epiopticon: the second ganglionic swelling of the optic tract: see opticon. for more
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