Nerve ganglion, light micrograph

Nerve ganglion, light micrograph

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Caption: Light microscopy of a nerve ganglion. Ganglia are collections of nerve cell bodies seen as many circular profiles stained pink. Nerve axons (wavy lines) are noted both outside and inside the ganglion. Specifically this is a sympathetic ganglion of the larger celiac ganglion plexus that functions like a junction box in telephone cables. Each axon entering the ganglion may connect with scores or hundreds of nerve cell bodies which greatly increases the signal responses carried by the axons that leave the ganglion en route to their target such as an abdominal organ. Magnification x180 when height printed at 10 cm.

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Keywords: autonomic nervous system, biological, biology, celiac ganglion, celiac nerve plexus, ganglion, histological, histology, human, light micrograph, nerve, nerve cell body, nerve fibre, nerve ganglion, nervous system, neuron, peripheral nerve, section, sympathetic ganglion, sympathetic nervous system

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