celiac ganglion

celiac ganglion
celiac ganglion n either of a pair of collateral sympathetic ganglia that are the largest of the autonomic nervous system and lie one on each side of the celiac artery near the adrenal gland on the same side

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Celiac ganglia — Nerve: Celiac ganglia The celiac ganglia with the sympathetic plexuses of the abdominal viscera radiating from the ganglia. (Celiac ganglion labeled at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Ganglion impar — Gray s subject #214 984 The pelvic portion of each sympathetic trunk is situated in front of the sacrum, medial to the anterior sacral foramina. It consists of four or five small sacral ganglia, connected together by interganglionic cords, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Celiac plexus — Solar plexus redirects here. For the solar plexus chakra in mysticism and Hinduism, see Manipura. Nerve: Celiac plexus The right sympathetic chain and its connections with the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic plexuses. (Label for celiac plexus at… …   Wikipedia

  • Ganglion — The celebrated 2nd century Greek physician Galen ((c. 130 201 A.D.) who lived and worked in Rome first used the word ganglion to denote a nerve complex. Ganglion still is used to refer to an aggregation of nerve cell bodies. Another use of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Celiac branches of vagus nerve — Nerve: Celiac branches of vagus nerve Latin rami coeliaci nervi vagi From anterior gastric branches of anterior vagal trunk, posterior gastric branches of posterior vagal trunk To celiac plexus The celiac (or coeliac) branches of vagus …   Wikipedia

  • ganglion mesentericum superius — [TA] superior mesenteric ganglion: one or more sympathetic ganglia at the sides of, or just below, the superior mesenteric artery; commonly fused with the celiac ganglia …   Medical dictionary

  • Aorticorenal ganglion — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = ganglia aorticorenalia GraySubject = 220 GrayPage = 85 Caption = Abdominal portion of the sympathetic trunk, with the celiac plexus and hypogastric plexus. (Aorticorenal ganglion labeled at right, fourth from …   Wikipedia

  • collateral ganglion — n any of several autonomic ganglia (as the celiac ganglion) not in the sympathetic chain called also prevertebral ganglion …   Medical dictionary

  • Otic ganglion — Nerve: Otic ganglion The otic ganglion and its branches. Mandibular division of trifacial nerve, seen f …   Wikipedia

  • Ciliary ganglion — Nerve: Ciliary ganglion Detailed view of nerves of lateral orbit showing the ciliary ganglion immediately behind the globe of the eye …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”