inferior cervical ganglion

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in·fe·ri·or cer·vi·cal gan·gli·on

[TA]
the most inferior of the three paravertebral ganglia of the cervical portion of the sympathetic trunk, occurring at the C7 vertebral level. Most commonly, it is fused to the first thoracic sympathetic ganglion to form a cervicothoracic (stellate) ganglion.
Synonym(s): ganglion cervicale inferius [TA]

inferior cervical ganglion

a ganglion at the lower end of the cervical part of the sympathetic trunk that combines with the first thoracic ganglion to form the stellate ganglion.

inferior cervical ganglion

The lowest (most caudal) of the cervical ganglia. It is adjacent to vertebra C7 or T1. Postganglionic sympathetic axons from the inferior cervical ganglion join spinal nerves C7–T1 and the pulmonary nerves.
See: stellate ganglion
See also: ganglion