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ganglionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡli.ən/ (plural ganglia or ganglions) specialized
a ​swelling, often on the back of the ​hand a ​mass of ​nervecells, ​especiallyappearingoutside the ​brain or spine
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ganglionnoun [C]

 /ˈɡæŋ·ɡli·ən/ (ganglia  /ˈɡæŋ·ɡli·ə/ )
biology a ​group of ​nervecellsfoundoutside the ​brain and spinal cord
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