ganglionic

ganglionic
Relating to a ganglion. SYN: ganglial.

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gan·gli·on·ic .gaŋ-glē-'än-ik adj of, relating to, or affecting ganglia or ganglion cells

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gan·gli·on·ic (gang″gle-onґik) pertaining to a ganglion.

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