terminal ganglia

terminal ganglia

Ganglia of the parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system that are located in or close to their visceral effectors such as the heart or intestines.
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Furthermore, these embryological data are consistent with results from neuroanatomical and immunohistochemical studies analyzing the terminal ganglia of the adults of several freshwater crayfish species (Stoll, 1925; Kondoh and Hisada, 1986; Audehn et al., 1993) and of the lobster Homarus gammarus (Winlow and Laverack, 1972).