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vertebral ganglion


Definition: an inconstant, small ganglion located along the cervical part of the sympathetic trunk or one of the interganglionic branches connecting the middle cervical ganglion and the cervicothoracic ganglion; it usually lies near the vertebral artery.

Synonym(s): ganglion vertebraleTA

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