\fˈɪdə͡lstˈɪk], \fˈɪdəlstˈɪk], \f_ˈɪ_d_əl_s_t_ˈɪ_k]\
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Same as FIDDLE-BOW. This word is frequently used as an interjection, and is equivalent to nonsense! pshaw! or other exclamation expressive of contemptuous incredulity, denial, or the like. "At such an assertion he would have exclaimed, A fiddle-stick! Why and how that word has become an interjection of contempt I must leave those to explain who can."-Southey.
By Daniel Lyons
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Dorsal Root Ganglia
- ganglia located on dorsal roots within vertebral column. ganglion cells are pseudounipolar. single primary bifurcates sending peripheral process to carry sensory information from the periphery and a central branch which relays that spinal cord or brain.