prevertebral ganglion


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Related to prevertebral ganglion: splanchnic nerve, collateral ganglion, Paravertebral ganglia

prevertebral ganglion

An irregular and sometimes fragmented sympathetic ganglia in one of the nerve plexuses along the abdominal aorta or its major branches. The major prevertebral ganglia (the celiac, aorticorenal, phrenic, and superior and inferior mesenteric ganglia) are interconnected by autonomic nerves.
See also: ganglion