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Medical Term:

thoracic ganglia


sympathetic paravertebral ganglia, with 11 or 12 on either side, at the level of the head of each rib, constituting with the interganglionic branches the thoracic part of the sympathetic trunk.

Synonym(s): ganglia thoracicaTA

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