carotid ganglion


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Related to carotid ganglion: external carotid nerve, external carotid plexus

carotid ganglion

[kə′räd·əd ′gaŋ·glē‚än]
(neuroscience)
A group of nerve cell bodies associated with each carotid artery.
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