nodose

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nodose

[′nō‚dōs]
(biology)
Having many or noticeable protuberances; knobby.
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Taken together with the knowledge that blood-borne factors gain ready access to nodose ganglion cell bodies, it is possible that circulating AII and AVP may contribute to the etiology of renovascular hypertension via actions on vagal afferent cell bodies.
AII elicited similar concentration-dependent contractions in proximal OA segments (i.e., those further from the nodose ganglion) and distal OA segments (i.e., those closer to the nodose ganglion) of SHAM rats.
Effects of peripheral nerve ligation on expression of mu-opioid receptor in sensory ganglion neurons: an immunohistochemical study in dorsal root and nodose ganglion neurons of the rat.