geniculate ganglion

(redirected from intumescentia ganglioformis)
Also found in: Medical.

geniculate ganglion

[jə′nik·yə·lət ′gaŋ·glē·ən]
(neuroscience)
A mass of sensory and sympathetic nerve cells located along the facial nerve.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?