autonomic ganglion

noun
any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs
Hypernyms: ↑ganglion
Hyponyms: ↑otic ganglion, ↑otoganglion
Part Holonyms: ↑autonomic nervous system, ↑ANS

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